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post #7 of (permalink) Old 02-11-2012, 12:31 AM
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use hardwood flooring boards as handles. The lexan will and should fit the groove. welding gloves and a nice large shop heater. set the heater so you can work the material up and down in and out of the heat. Keep it in motion. if you are trying to match a curve get it drawn on a stable surface and heat slowly in and out of the heat till the desired curve is achieved. To long in the heat and it will brown and forcing the movement in the material will cause it to shatter. Finish cutting it to shape and sand the edges by hand with a rubber block. some will torch the edges but I believe it makes the edges more brittle and more likly ti break or shatter.

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