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Silk Screen Cutter

Cut stencils by hand for use in silk screen printing.

What does a Silk Screen Cutter do?

Cuts stencils by hand for use in silk screen printing: Superimposes transparent gelatinous film or shellacked onionskin paper on design or lettering to be reproduced, and cuts outline of design, using knife. Irons stencil on silk or fine copper mesh screen to transfer film or shellac onto screen. Cuts additional stencils for each color to be printed in design. May draw design directly on screen and fill in surfaces around design with glue, lacquer, or paper. May print designs [SCREEN PRINTER]. May cut stencils for use in making computer circuit plug boards and be designated Silk-Screen-Layout Drafter.