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  1. dark1rises's Avatar
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    Dec 22, 2006, 6:18 PM - cutting keyholes #1

    I believe theyre called keyholes in the back of fett helmets. What dremel tool is the best for this, I tried the standard cutting wheel but its not working....thanks
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    Dec 22, 2006, 6:25 PM - Re: cutting keyholes #2

    I used a drill bit to punch holes in each corner, then I used a standard cutting wheel to "connect the dots." After, I used an exacto-knife to clean up the edges and corners.
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    Dec 22, 2006, 7:28 PM - Re: cutting keyholes #3

    If you have a steady hand, you could try this for the long areas:

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    Dec 22, 2006, 8:29 PM - Re: cutting keyholes #4

    Drill holes and then use a small flat file. This is the best way from making a OOPS (insert colorful words) mistake with the dremmel. Or if your good, use a small "router" bit with your dremmel. Either way though I found using a small flat file for the finish work is the best way to go.
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    Dec 23, 2006, 7:08 AM - Re: cutting keyholes #5

    Quote pennywise said: View Post
    Drill holes and then use a small flat file. This is the best way from making a OOPS (insert colorful words) mistake with the dremmel. Or if your good, use a small "router" bit with your dremmel. Either way though I found using a small flat file for the finish work is the best way to go.
    What he said...

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