Lots of great suggestions on this, including double stick tape,
gluing sheets together, etc. I have used these techniques many times
One drawback to thes e methods is that you are now sawing a much
thicker piece of metal which can be a lot more time and saw blade
I often take my original and photocopy it, cut out the image and
attatch it to my sheet with a repositionable spray adhesive, available
at many art and drafting supply stores. After sawing and piercing is
complete, simply peel off the paper and wipe the piece with a little
alcohol to remove any residual adhesive.
This method also enables you to make rights and lefts, reductions or
enlargements of your work quickly and easily. I find that I can saw 2
or 3 individual pieces in the same amount of time as it takes to cut
stacked sheets, and they are a bit more accurate from piece to piece.
Less broken blades too…
Hope to see some of you at the Orchid dinner in Richmond