Originally Posted by Disaster
How does one go about cutting carbon graphite sheets? Would be fun to make a custom chassis.
First thing - make sure you have a good quality resperator mask - carbon dust is very dangerous. It stays in your lungs forever causing a list of medical problems.
There are a couple ways of cutting it - using a dremel with a cutting bit, a hack-saw or band-saw (if you have access to one). Best case, find a shop that will work with you using a CNC machine. May be a little more $$$ - but at the end of the day you will have a better chassis.
Creating a chassis requires that you are pretty exact to make sure you don't make a car with "tweak" built in. Take your time and you can develop something different.