Monthly Archives: January 2012

How To Remove Scratches From Acrylic / Perspex


Category: Recycle, Working with acrylic

 If you happen to get a surface scratch in your acrylic don’t worry- they can be easily polished out of gloss effect acrylic. Give this tried and trusted method a go and achieve a scratch free look in just a … Continue reading

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How To Make Acrylic Art


Category: Recycle, Working with acrylic

 Acrylic is so clear, light in weight with much more impact resistance compared to glass and can be polished to such a high shine that we would like to celebrate its use in art. Many museums, galleries and exhibitions around … Continue reading

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How To Cut Perspex or Acrylic


Category: Recycle, Working with acrylic

 Acrylic or perspex sheet can be cut at home using saws which would normally be used on wood. Some things to remember before you start – always leave protective film on your acrylic/perspex until you have completely finished cutting and … Continue reading

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What is acrylic


Category: Working with acrylic

 Acrylic is a popular plastic available in clear and a huge variety of colours and tints. There are 2 types of acrylic extruded and cast. Extruded acrylic is softer and can scratch more easily than cast acrylic due to the … Continue reading

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