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Old 11-22-2009, 06:16 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by glo24View Post
Great idea! Is there any specific thickness to the masonite you used ? I would like to try to make my own too. I bought one of the Everyday plates and tried it with the Multipurpose platform, cutting pads and some shims on my BigShot. I was trying to figure out how to make it hinged ... thanks for figuring it out for us. TFS!
I actually used a scrap of masonite paneling, I got a free sample at the hardware store, ask if they have any discontuned paneling samples, they just throw them away, other wise get the 1/8" thick stuff. I broke my cutting plates in the middle of a project once and didnt have a replacement so I cut masonite to use until I got a new set and it worked great. I wouldn't use them for sutting too often though incase they dull your dies.
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