easy way to cut strips of thin metal?

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Arthur Krull
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easy way to cut strips of thin metal?

Post by Arthur Krull » Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:40 pm


I'd like to cut thin (.030") strips from a sheet of .005" thick metal (probably brass) to about 6.5" long. Is there an easy way to do this? I can't get an accurate cut with an x-acto knife and photo-etching is, well, more toxic than I want to deal with.

Are there other options?

Thanks much,


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Post by kenlilly106 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:01 pm

An old classic paper cutter/trimmer?


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Post by Kylwell » Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:41 pm

K&S strip brass?

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Post by Sluis Van Shipyards » Mon Dec 23, 2013 9:59 pm

Yeah that sounds like it might be a size K&S would carry.

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