How To Use Scoring Stylus With Cricut Maker. The stylus has been the only cricut tool for scoring for some time. The cricut explore air series and cricut maker both have dual heads to hold the scoring stylus and the regular cutting blade at the same time.
Before the cricut maker we had the scoring stylus but with the new wheel we have so many possibilities. The most important step of using a score line in cricut design space is to be sure you “attach” it to another shape. The scoring stylus lets you use your cricut explore® machine to score fold lines for cards and envelopes, boxes, 3d projects, and more.
Use Whichever One You Have.
Insert any cartridge that uses score lines (ex: In cricut design space, when the software calls for the scoring wheel, just click “edit tools” and select the stylus instead. It can work on all types of paper.
Then Release The Button, Insert The Tool Into Clamp B, And You’re Ready To Score.
So i decided to try out my cricut scoring stylus with the same silhouette foil transfer sheets from last week, and here are my results… foiling on 100lb cardstock with the cricut stylus You can still use the stylus in both the maker and explore models. The scoring wheel, on the other hand, can only be used in a cricut maker.
Both The Stylus And Wheel Score Fine, But The Wheel Can Exert More Pressure And Get A Deeper, Stronger Score.
Place the scoring wheel in clamp b and add your score lines. The scoring stylus is always used with clamp a and this is why you can use it with any of the cricut machines. If you do have the scoring stylus from an older explore air, you can use that instead of the cricut maker’s scoring wheel.
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But before you start scoring, you need to make sure to designate the dashed, dotted, or solid fold lines in your diagram as score lines in cricut design space, and attach them to the layer that is being cut. The scoring stylus lets you use your cricut explore® machine to score fold lines for cards and envelopes, boxes, 3d projects, and more. The stylus has been the only cricut tool for scoring for some time.
Then Release The Button, Insert The Tool Into Clamp B , And You’re Ready To Score.
The only thing is, i can’t use the foil transfer tool with the app, again super frustrating. Includes one scoring stylus for use with cricut explore and maker. The cricut explore holds the scoring stylus and a cutting blade at the same time, so you can cut and score in one step—without changing mats!