How to Cut a Roll of Vinyl in Half

Vinyl is always used for decorative purposes and adhesive purposes, but many of us do not know the real way to cut the vinyl roll. For this reason, today, we will exhibit a technique on how to cut a vinyl roll in half. This will be much beneficial while working with vinyl.

how to cut a roll of vinyl in half


At first, you need to gather the belongings that are required for cutting the vinyl. You will need a piece of masking tape for the task. Next, you will need a ruler and a pencil for measurement and marking purposes. Next, you will need a miter saw, which is automated. You will also need some hand gloves for personal protection purposes.

After you have sealed the vinyl’s opening with masking tape, take a ruler and measure the length of the vinyl. Then, using a pencil, mark the mid-point of the vinyl. Next, place the vinyl roll in the miter saw.

 You Have to Hold the Roll on the Saw  and Tightly Grab From Both Ends

Then you have to hold the roll on the saw and tightly grab from both ends. You will need the help of another person in this case. After placing the registration, you have to take the saw and start trimming from the middle. Once the saw is inserted in the vinyl, you have to circle round the viny this will allow the saw to cut the vinyl along the circumference. In this way, the vinyl will e cut into half, and after the cutting, you can peel off the masking tape.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Cut a Roll of Vinyl in Half?

It is possible to cut a roll of vinyl in half, but it is not recommended, as the vinyl may split and become unusable.

Is It Better to Buy Htv in Rolls or Sheets?

If you want to buy HTV, it is better to buy it in rolls. However, if you want to buy HTV in sheets, it is better to buy it in sheets because you can cut it into any size or shape.

What can I use instead of a Cricut scraper?

A Cricut scraper is a tool that allows you to cut paper, fabric, and other materials using a computer. You can use a regular blade instead of the scraper. This will work just as well, but it is not as precise.

If you have an old rotary cutter or some other knife with blades on it, this would be the best option for you.

Can You Use Cricut Roll Holder With Cricut Maker?

Yes, you can use a Cricut roll holder with the Cricut Maker. However, it is important to note that the cutter must be able to accommodate the thickness of the roll holder in order for it to work properly.


Lastly, we hope that the process that we have discussed here will help cut the vinyl into half. This process will surely make fair use of your skills, and you will be much benefitted. Thanks for your patience. Have a nice day!!

Jennifer Branett
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