In order to properly remove Pepakura pieces from the paper they were printed on, they must be cut out. There are a number of ways to do this, each with its benefits and drawbacks.

Methods[edit | edit source]

There are a few options for cutting out a Pepakura piece.

  1. Hobby Knife
    • Pros - Precise, sharp cuts, high degree of control.
    • Cons - Can be straining on finger joints, time consuming.
  2. Scissors
    • Pros - Fast, low strain cutting.
    • Cons - Imprecise, low control, rougher cuts.
  3. Hobby Cutting Machines
    • Pros - Cuts Pepakura in a fast, automated process with good precision.
    • Cons - Limited knowledge base, expensive uni-tasking machine.
  4. Laser Cutting
    • Pros - Fast (to cut), high precision, zero physical strain, ability to cut multiple sheets at once.
    • Cons - Requires an expensive machine, requires computer setup.

Procedure[edit | edit source]

The procedure, broken down by method.

  • Hobby Knife
    1. Mooo!
  • Scissors
    1. Om
  • Hobby Cutting Machines
    1. PO
  • Laser Cutter
    1. Bleh
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