Here are a series of guides that highlight some successes and a few failures while using the vinyl cutter at TechShop SF to make vinyl decals during summer 2013. I made it at Techshop http://techshop.ws
How to get a good decal - vinyl cutter strength and speed settings style
A review of how to adjust and determine best vinyl cutter settings for use with basic vinyl
Great Vinyl Decals
A review of how to make a series of 16 decals on a small sheet of 12"x12" vinyl - with tips for great results
Silk Screening 10 Shirts In 2-3 Places Each for a Distressed Look style
Here I demonstrate my success and some troubleshooting while making a series of 10 shirts with a "distressed look" using a vinyl silk screening process
Distressed Vinyl Decals : SFlettering decal style
How to leverage your mistakes and understanding distressed vinyl decal production
Intro to Silkscreen Printing - Tips And Essentials style
How to use the vinyl printer supplies to make a handcut stencil for silkscreen printing. (this could also be done on the vinyl cutter if you took an image of the handcut stencil.)
Hand Cut Vinyl made into a vinyl Decal style
An alternative approach to traditional vinyl decals as I demonstrate a hand cut vinyl decal and highlight steps for success
Vinyl Decals With Letter Shadow style
A demonstration of how to use multiple vinyl decals to produce letter shadowing (with alternative pen "shadow" comparison)
Vinyl Cutter Tips After 30 Hours Of Experience style
Never mind the little things - a more rapid and strategic approach to vinyl decal making after 30 hours of experience on the vinyl cutter at Techshop SF by sflettering
Hand Cut Vinyl Stencil Production and Modification for silkscreen printing style
The experience at the Vinyl Printer taught me many things that I used while making this Vinyl Stencil in reverse for a Sillkscreen printing project.
10 tips for great Vinyl Cutter decals through careful Tool Selection style
10 tips on how to get the best possible results when fine tuning the vinyl cutter settings to match design specifications