Machines That Cut Letters in Carton

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Machines That Cut Letters in Carton
Die cutting machines are designed to cut intricate patterns. (Henry Gan/Photodisc/Getty Images)

Die cut machines are designed to cut out intricate patterns from many different kinds of materials including carton card stock. Die cutting machines are used by professionals and hobby craftmakers for projects from scrapbooking to sewing. There are many die cutting machines on the market sophisticated enough to cut letters from card stock.


The Cricut personal electronic cutter is a die cut machine capable of cutting intricate designs including letters from a variety of materials. The machine uses cartridges with thousands of predesigned images and words. In addition to words, cartridges also have single letters in different fonts. The machine cuts a variety of materials including card stock, vinyl and fabric. Placing the material on the cutting mat, it is fed into the machine where a steel blade makes precision cuts based on the images chosen.


The Silhouette is a digital die cutting machine that prints directly from a computer. The advantage of the Silhouette is the user creates customised designs. The design program software that comes with the machine allows the user to create images including letters in any font on the computer and send the design straight to the machine to cut. The machine cuts out many materials including card stock, vinyl and fabric and has a special cutting mat for cutting thick materials.

Pazzles Inspiration

The Pazzles Inspiration die cutting machine connects directly with a computer to create designs on the Pazzles design software and cut out images. The user may also purchase premade designs from the software's online store including different letter fonts and words. The machine cuts out images and letters from a number of materials including card stock, acrylic sheets and stencil plastic. The machine also has other attachments for drawing, embossing and engraving.


The eCaft die cutting machine works with SD cards with preloaded images on them and a software program that allows the user to arrange the images to cut. The user may also upload customised images created in other programs to add to cutting projects. The eCraft is the only commercial die cutting machine that does not use a cutting mat to cut out images. Materials such as card stock, vinyl and wood veneers are fed directly into the paper tray for cutting.

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