Best way to cut egg crate lighting panels?

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Just got a 4ft sheet of this stuff to make dividers out of. I was wondering what is the best cleanest way to cut this stuff? I would like to make several out of the single sheet, so I would rather the tried and true method rather than experimentation.

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smokeryoudrinkplayeryouget replied the topic: Best way to cut egg crate lighting panels?

got a table saw?
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if not snips.
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robham7770 replied the topic: Best way to cut egg crate lighting panels?

Used the table saw, and that worked great! It would have worked better if I had measured twice and cut once. Lol. Not a problem the botched one will work great in a 55, if I cut it right.
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smokeryoudrinkplayeryouget replied the topic: Best way to cut egg crate lighting panels?

good job! sorta? :laugh: ya skill saw not a good ideal for the stuff, no table saw the wire snips, one by one.
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robham7770 wrote: Just got a 4ft sheet of this stuff to make dividers out of. I was wondering what is the best cleanest way to cut this stuff? I would like to make several out of the single sheet, so I would rather the tried and true method rather than experimentation.

an NT cutter or a hacksaw blade will do....
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ehall67 replied the topic: Best way to cut egg crate lighting panels?

I used pruners

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Please do not tell me you used a nice pair of corona pruners for this? :pinch:
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smokeryoudrinkplayeryouget wrote: Please do not tell me you used a nice pair of corona pruners for this? :pinch:


That was Eddie, I used a crappy coarse cut 10" blade
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tehmole replied the topic: Best way to cut egg crate lighting panels?

i use a needle nose pliers to make the cuts ... don't have a saw ... :(

takes a little longer .. but it still works
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