SILHOUETTE Curio - All in One Cutting Machine
The Silhouette Curio hobby machine is the perfect complement to Silhouette's other cutting tools, the Silhouette Portrait and Silhouette Cameo. Simply connect the Curio to your PC or Mac with the included USB cable and use the included software, Silhouette Studio, to design your project. Then send your project to the Curio to put your signature style on countless DIY projects. Curio is the perfect machine for DIYers that love to diversify their creativity. With Curio you can:
Introducing The New Generation of Cutting Machine
SILHOUETTE has a range of cutting machines and as a company they have always delivered solutions that work great out of the box.
The SILHOUETTE Curio is no exception; this great machine is considered to be the DIYers must-have tool. Without any complexity, you can rely on this machine to provide you excellent and accurate cuts every time. For Curio to work for you, just connect it to your PC/Mac using the provided USB cable and software. That’s pretty much it, the Silhouette Studio software helps you to design your project and perform all sorts of creative DIY endeavors you may have.
All in One
Drawing, Cutting, Embossing Scoring, Sketching, Stippling and Etching Machine
Technically speaking, Curio has a 8.5 inch by 12 inch cutting surface with a 12 inch wide cutting width and ability to cut up to 10 feet long. While Curio is often referred to as the cutting machine but it can draw, emboss, score, sketch, stipple and etch. Also, for some of these you will have to buy accessories but they’re pretty reasonable.
The Very Powerful Dual-Carriage System
Dual carriage is the flag-ship feature, it helps you to mix and match tools. So for example, you can cut or print and emboss or use two both different colored pens at once. The new deep-cutting blade can easily cut through foams, leather, aluminum, copper, brass and soft-materials too. Anything upto 2mm thickness is good to go with Curio.
Creativity with Curio Is Your Only Limit
Curio is especially famous because it can create beautiful etched metal though you will have to purchase stippling/etching tool separately. Once you have the etching/stippling tool, you will be able to embellish foils and metals with exclusive stipple patterns.
Cutting custom designs out of any paper, fabric, vinyl, card stock stencil material and many other materials has become super easy with Curio. Let’s say, you would want to sketch or cut any word or design based on specific fonts you have installed on your computer. Curio can easily perform these jobs for you with 100% accuracy and minimal design setup time as well.
Many DIYers love to emboss textures over a number of materials. So embossing and debossing textures with Curio to soft papers, delicate materials and even vellum is easily possible.
Multi-color sketching was once a dream but with Curio Dual Carriage, it is now a reality. Making beautiful colorful designs is perfectly possible with Curio.
If you love doing dot patterns in your designs, this Curio machine uses a unique stippling feature that let’s you create amazing art.
Super crisp tungsten alloy blades are highly-durable and perform accurate and deepest of cuts pretty smoothly.
Just a Sample
Here's a DIY sample, made with Curio using leather material.