Draw your measurements on the aluminum using either a fine-tip marker or a pointed scribe. An awl will also mark the aluminum well.
Cut your aluminum manually with a pair of sharp metal scissors called snips, which are available at hardware stores.
Cut your aluminum using a high speed milling cutter. This router cutter goes up to 45,000 RPM.
Use a Dremel rotary tool for cutting through aluminum.
Things You Will Need
- Power snips
- Router cutter
- What cutters will work the best will depend on the thickness of your aluminum. Machine cutters are great for firm aluminum; hand snips work well for pliable aluminum.