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making_stencils_in_the_hackspace_using_the_vinyl_cutter [2015/03/25 16:52]
mattvenn [RoboCut]
making_stencils_in_the_hackspace_using_the_vinyl_cutter [2015/10/26 16:38] (current)
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   * Change tcream layer to solid or empty fill   * Change tcream layer to solid or empty fill
   * Print as a pdf file   * Print as a pdf file
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 +==== Make the stencil with KiCad ====
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 +  * Open board
 +  * file -> export svg
 +  * only tick 'f paste' & export
 +
  
 ==== Inkscape ==== ==== Inkscape ====
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   * import PDF into doc   * import PDF into doc
   * give a very thin line style (0.1px)   * give a very thin line style (0.1px)
 +  * exported from KiCad - some pads are a thin line with a large stroke, so have to do '​stroke to path'
   * arrange on the page - craft cutter sees the page edge fed in as the bottom. ​   * arrange on the page - craft cutter sees the page edge fed in as the bottom. ​
   * save as '​inkscape svg'   * save as '​inkscape svg'
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   * according to [[reflow-oven]] page   * according to [[reflow-oven]] page
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