Tips & Time-Saving Solutions
have been compiled from years of artwork inquires.
Some of the most asked
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quickly make your artwork or text copy on any computer, with
your existing software.
Print your artwork or text copy in Black & White Settings
- Best Quality - dark black is best for your
Time-Saving Hint: Hold your transparency up to the light
to make sure you don't see any light through the dark black type
NO Color -
NO Grayscale - NO Half Tones
Keep your font with consistent DARK lines.
Note: If you are sending us your artwork, we can accept
The smallest font for
making good stencils is
ARIEL 6 pixel BOLD.
We have included two video
tutorials - although - for editing purposes - the developing
process is filmed quicker than normal.
The videos are quick-loading - How To Make a Stencil & How To
Mark Knives (which shows stencil making).
For the developing process, follow these steps -
repeating if necessary.
- Exposure Time is 2 Minutes.
- Developer - Go over your
stencil in the developing solution, counter-clockwise, then
clock-wise with the white sponge.
- Make sure to do this
process for 1 Minute on
BOTH SIDES of
- Rinse with warm water until
not slimy - pat
dry with a paper towel or hair dryer.
- Hold up to the light to see if it's completely see-through.
- Repeat if Necessary.
Save your Developer - it's Reusable!
Time-Saving Hint: You will begin to FEEL the MESH
on BOTH SIDES of the Stencil With Your Fingertips as it develops.
How To Make Dura-Film Stencils
How To Mark Knives in
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Salkum, WA 98582
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