Built a model or part from your own materials lately?
Hosted by Mike Kirchoff
How to punch 1-1.5cm circles?
Visit this Community
United States
Member Since: December 21, 2015
entire network: 29 Posts
KitMaker Network: 17 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 - 07:06 AM UTC
I know for diameters of 1-5mm, we can use a hammer punch set. And for those of 1.5cm or larger, we can use a circle compass cutter.

But what about for those sizes in-between of around 6mm - 1.4 cm diameter? How can we create circles of these sizes?
Visit this Community
Queensland, Australia
Member Since: April 23, 2015
entire network: 4,648 Posts
KitMaker Network: 189 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 - 07:35 AM UTC
Try a circle template and a scribing tool. Or if you are going all the way through, use a power drill.

Best wishes,

Visit this Community
British Columbia, Canada
Member Since: September 03, 2009
entire network: 6,965 Posts
KitMaker Network: 609 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 - 11:07 PM UTC
You can get graduated sets of hole punches such as this one:

Here's a Google search.