Hi all, in this instructable'll show how to make a vinyl sticker cutting plotter our silhouette, the example below will give the logo of hackerspace The Inventor's House of Aguascalientes Mexico.
Step 1: Step 1: Import Image.
The import is very simple, you do not need our vectorized image.
All we have to do is choose the image you want to cut, send it to our portfolio of designs (which is done automatically) and drag it to the working area of the software.
Step 2: Step 2: Plot Cutting
After inserting the image in the work area the following is to select the plot area. This is to know which part of the image we want to cut, in our example select all.
Select the option to draw the entire image.
Then we can see that our image has a red border, that is our goal cutting the move is to verify that the desired area.
Step 3: Step 3: Cut Size.
In this step, we modify the size you want the cut is important to remove the base image and do not want to send errors when cutting.
Step 4: Step 4: Settings for Sending Cut.
Select the type of cut we want, in this case as vinyl will be standard.
Select the type of material, we recommend vinyl silhouette.
For this type of cut we recommend putting the knife cutting at number 3.
Before sending court we must prepare the material on the cutting blade, in this case we reuse some vinyl we had in the hackerspace.
We place the material on the left side, taking into account that our blade is vertically and adjust the material to the cutting blade with adhesive tape.
Step 5: Step 5: Shaver.
After the term silhouette make the cut, we have to go to the beautiful art of depilation, this is to remove the excess vinyl that cut image.
This step is performed with an "exact" or scalpel, we encourage you to do it with a cutter and it worked out very well.
Plus they need a magnifying glass to make the withdrawal of material.
This is all a little instructable, fast, simple and which can help communities in their region to generate stickers for laptops, enjoy.