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Improve Shed Window Security with Polycarbonate Secondary Glazing
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Improve Shed Window Security with Polycarbonate Secondary Glazing

Posted on Thursday 21st of September 2017

Secondary glazing fitted   Improve shed window security with polycarbonate. If home is where the heart is, then the garden shed must be central to this domestic comfort.  Cliches will have you believe that the humble shed is dad’s retreat, a last refuge where he may seek solace and store his treasured tools. In truth, a secure garden shed is a vital working part of any home, supplying a work space for any keen gardener or DIYer, and indeed a space to safely store key equipment...Read More

Making an Infinity Mirror with Two Way Acrylic
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Making an Infinity Mirror with Two Way Acrylic

Posted on Wednesday 30th of August 2017

Ever feel that you need to create the impression of extra space at home? Want to add a quirky feature to your furnishings? Then building your own LED infinity mirror is just the project for you. Whether displayed as an infinity mirror table or as an artistic twist to a bathroom mirror, infinity mirrors give the impression of endless space going beyond the mirror’s surface. Infinity mirrors are easily constructed by using a sheet of two way acrylic mirror, placed in parallel with a fully...Read More

Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror Project Gallery
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Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror Project Gallery

Posted on Wednesday 3rd of August 2016

At Cut Plastic Sheeting we love to see our materials being used in clever and creative ways. One of our favourite uses for two-way mirror is to create a magic mirror powered by the tiny and affordable Raspberry Pi computer. Most people only know about two-way mirrors from the interrogation rooms in crime dramas. They are of course great for surveillance, but artists and tech craftsman have also come up with incredibly clever ways to use these unique, reflective acrylic sheets. Whether you...Read More

Dibond Painting Substrate: The Ideal Art Surface?
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Dibond Painting Substrate: The Ideal Art Surface?

Posted on Sunday 21st of June 2015

A poor painter should never blame their tools, however only with the right materials can an artist truly realise their vision. For artists looking for a new surface to work on, Dibond painting substrate is quickly becoming a popular choice, not only for its stiffness, but also due to its supreme smoothness and the superb results of its graphic finish. Available on Cut Plastic Sheeting in various colours, we've explained the benefits of printing on aluminium composite sheets before, but...Read More

How To Build A Drinks Bar With Acrylic
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How To Build A Drinks Bar With Acrylic

Posted on Wednesday 8th of April 2015

Over ten times stronger than glass and available in a range of different colours and finishes, acrylic plastic is the ideal material for fabricating bar tops and bar shelves. Acrylic is an easy material to work with and can can be cut to size using common household tools, not to mention it can be installed on to a number of substrates – either horizontally or vertically – using a variety of different fixing methods. Building a drinks bar with acrylic is incredibly simple, and the...Read More

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Video: What Is Foamex PVC Foam Board?

Posted on Tuesday 18th of November 2014

Part of our new Plastic Spotlight YouTube collection, these videos detail the properties of Foamex PVC Foam Board and how to work it correctly, in a way that is concise, detailed and easy to follow. Transcription: Hi there. My name's Ian, I'm from a company called Cut Plastics, and I'm just going to run through Foamex. Foamex is an extremely versatile PVC Foam Sheet, which is easy to bend and to cut; and easy to drill, glue and print. It's mainly used for signage and exhibition panels...Read More

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