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Old 11-07-2009, 04:55
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Default Re: V-cut heat seal?

To cut the V, I fold in half and cut.

Now, keep it folded in half, but relax the hold a little just so the cut edges are no longer touching. Then use the barrel of the wood burner on each cut side, one at a time. The more open you are holding the V, the harder it will be to get the barrel against the cut edge. Release as soon as possible or the very center of the V will want to remain folded/creased.

ETA: you could also use a lighter in the same way, but you would aim it at both sides at once with the ribbon almost folded in half.

Last edited by ruby2; 11-07-2009 at 04:56. Reason: to add the ETA above
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