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Offline Glenn M

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Using an Automatic Cutter to make terrain details
« on: May 21, 2010, 02:35:09 PM »
I have a Silhouette SD craft cutter I got for cutting paper terrain.  I thought I may be able to use it elsewhere in gaming, here is something I came up with.  Small intricate cuts are hard on the hands, but great to finish off a terrain piece, so I tried a few windows (these are from www.hirstarts.com)


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Re: Using an Automatic Cutter to make terrain details
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2010, 11:36:15 AM »
I think it would be great for making grates, framing in doors and windows, really it could add a little detail to almost any flat 'empty' space.

Would love to see an Imperial eagle or a MegaCorp logo to mount on a building.

How thick can the card/paper be?
« Last Edit: September 07, 2010, 01:20:37 PM by insan0 »

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Re: Using an Automatic Cutter to make terrain details
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2010, 01:34:11 PM »
Is it this one you have?
http://www.amazon.com/Silhouette-Digital-Craft-Cutting-QuicKutz/dp/B0021VNTMC

Nifty. I've tried cutting out the Hirst Arts tracery by hand and gave up and didn't any on my cathedral.

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Re: Using an Automatic Cutter to make terrain details
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2010, 12:53:44 PM »
Coil, that is what I have.  And it can only cut standard Card stock, so it is not overly thick, but you can always layer it, I recently cut shingle sheets for my terrain, though I have yet to actually use them for anything. 

http://thefacelessking.blogspot.com/2010/08/roofing-made-easy.html