Is it possible to drill out an acrylic item (see details)
I just dropped my spider sword cane, and the acrylic handle broke off. I’d like to drill out the end and place a threaded sleeve in it so I could use it as a gear shift knob in my truck. I know of places online that offer acrylic shift knobs with imbedded spiders (and other creatures), but they want $50 or better for them. Since I have the knob already (with the coolest damn spider inside of it) I was wondering if someone with machinist experience knows if this is possible. There is plenty of room in the length of the knob for inserting a threaded sleeve, but I’d like to know if it is possible first.
I know acrylic is pretty brittle, but is there anyway to drill it without it shattering all over the place?
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