Although Plexiglass is a form of acrylic plastic, there are subtle differences between the two types. Plexiglass has the distinction of being harder than normal acrylic which makes it easier to drill and cut without brea... More »

To construct deer blind windows with Plexiglass, begin by using a jig or circular saw to cut a square or rectangle into plywood sheeting that is large enough for seeing or shooting from any position. Take a 2-by-4 board ... More »

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To drill Plexiglass correctly, lay it on a piece of scrap wood, mark the target area, make a pilot hole, and drill the final hole. This process requires scrap lumber, a grease pencil, masking tape, a drill and two plasti... More »

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Thin sheets of Plexiglas can be cut using a glass cutter, while thicker sheets may be cut with power tools, such as a table, circular saw or band saw. Power tools are also necessary when cutting Plexiglas in shapes that ... More »

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Removing scratches from plexiglass involves gluing and scrubbing the scratches, and then polishing them. Use school glue, a sponge, cotton swabs, scratch-removing polish and clean rags to complete this task. A paper shee... More »

To cut plexiglass at home, use a scroll saw or a circular saw equipped with a fine-toothed blade. The scroll saw produces less heat than other saw types, reducing the chances of melting the plexiglass, while the fine-too... More »

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Measure the quality of surface finish using two types of measuring systems, skidded and skidless evaluations. The skidded method measures roughness only, whereas the skidless method measures the form, roughness and wavin... More »

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