General Training

Understanding exactly what a vinyl cutter can do is important to the success of your vinyl cutting business. Watch the videos below to start learning exactly how you can utilize all the features of your vinyl cutter.

Uploaded: 8/16/2016
Traditionally used in industrial manufacturing applications, laser cutting is becoming one of the most convenient ways to decorate apparel. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Josh Ellsworth teaches decorators how to increase profit with the equipment you already own with your laser cutter, including how to cut films and twill with a laser cutter, how to increase profit by investing in a laser cutter, and the best techniques for cutting fine detail designs.

Uploaded: 5/12/2016
Vinyl cutting is the most cost-effective way to add personalization to any design and create easy to press single-color looks. In this video, Stahls' TV Educator Jodie Edgar shows decorators how to get started, maximize investment, and reach your market. Whether you are creating sports jerseys for your local sports teams or special effect glitters for spirit wear or dance, discover the top 5 reasons your business needs a vinyl cutter.

Uploaded: 1/18/2016
The ‘knockout’ technique is an eye-catching way to turn a single design into multi-color look. Learn how to easily execute this look with just a few steps in CadworxLIVE in this Live Classroom with Stahls' TV educator Josh Ellsworth, as well as the markets you can reach and the different styles of the knockout designs.

Uploaded: 12/3/2015
If you’re looking to increase your profit with equipment you already own, learn some of the many things that you can do with your laser cutter, or why you should invest in one. Whether you are looking to cut films or twills, or if you wanted to etch those same twills and films, this classroom with Stahls' TV educator Josh Ellsworth will give the knowledge you need, including what materials you can use with your laser cutter and why.

ASI Approved

Uploaded: 11/10/2015
When cutting heat transfer materials, it is essential to have a sharp blade. Otherwise, you will become frustrated when the material doesn't cut or weed as you had hoped. In this video, Stahls' TV educator, Courtney Kubitza, shares tips on how to get an accurate a precise cut when working with heat transfer materials.

ASI Approved

Uploaded: 9/17/2015
Vinyl cutters are the best way apparel decorators can get big returns with little investment. To choose the perfect vinyl cutter for your business is to understand how cutters vary and different features related to each. In this live classroom, Stahls' TV Educator, Zach Ellsworth, explains why you need a vinyl cutter in your business and the differences between the vinyl cutters that Stahls' has to offer.

Uploaded: 9/3/2015
Big business has changed the marketplace by offering more and more customization using vinyl cutter technology. In this live classroom from the Open House event, featured educator Andy Petrous shows decorators how they can implement the same money-making techniques as multi-million dollar brands.

Uploaded: 2/17/2015
Whether you're a current vinyl cutter owner or looking to buy, this Live Classroom presented by Zach Ellsworth shows you how to improve the cutting methods on your vinyl cutter. Learn about the mechanics of your cutter, cutting different materials, and advanced features of your cutter to increase your range of what you can cut with your machine.

Uploaded: 10/24/2014
There are a variety of blade types available for vinyl cutters. Stahls' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth shows you how to select the correct blade for your vinyl cutter and set it for accurate cutting.

Uploaded: 9/15/2014
A common problem produced in vinyl cutting is skipping or perforated lines on your cut graphic. Stahls' TV Presenter, Courtney Kubitza demonstrates why your vinyl cutter may be producing these results and how you can fix these issues.

Uploaded: 7/15/2014
Tracking accuracy on your vinyl cutter is determined by different factors including the cutter manufacturer, whether or not you are using a vinyl cutter stand, and the material roll. Stahls' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth shows you some fundamentals for loading a roll of material into your cutter to improve tracking.

Uploaded: 7/14/2014
When cutting thick heat transfer vinyl like Flock, you need to adjust your vinyl cutter blade and offset for to ensure accurate cutting on the thicker material. Stahls' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth shows you how to adjust your blade and equipment settings on the Roland GX-24 Desktop Vinyl Cutter for cutting flock vinyl.