What is the Wavy Blade?
Wavy Blade is just one of the ever-expanding suite of tools for Cricut Maker. Use Wavy Blade to create a whimsical wavy decorative edge on any design.
Can I use Wavy Blade with Cricut Explore family of machines?
No. Wavy Blade is compatible with Cricut Maker only. It requires the power and the drive mechanism that is built into the Cricut Maker Adaptive Tool System.
How do I tell my machine to use the Wavy Blade?
Based on the Linetype you select for your image in Design Space, your machine knows which tool is required, and Design Space will prompt you to load it into your machine at the right time. Learn how to select a Linetype.
Which materials can I use with Wavy Blade?
To see which materials work best with Wavy Blade, view this list.
How do I change a Wavy Blade?
The QuickSwap Housing makes changing tips as easy as pushing a button. When Cricut Maker prompts you to insert Wavy Blade, push and hold the button at the top of the housing to snap on the desired tip. Then release the button, insert the tool into Clamp B, and you’re ready to cut. View simple instructions.
Do I need a separate housing for Scoring Wheels, Engraving Tip, Wavy Blade, Perforation Blade, and Debossing Tip?
No. QuickSwap Housing works for all.
What do the numbers on the tips refer to?
The etched numbers can help you identify which QuickSwap tool tip you are using.
- Scoring Wheel: 01
- Double Scoring Wheel: 02
- Perforation Blade: 11
- Debossing Tip: 21
- Wavy Blade: 31
- Engraving Tip: 41
Can I create custom settings in Design Space for Wavy Blade?
No. Currently custom material settings cannot be created for these tools. However, you do have the option to select More or Less pressure on the Project Preview screen.
Is Fast Mode available when using Wavy Blade?
No. Currently Fast Mode is not available for use with Wavy Blade.
Does Wavy Blade need to be calibrated?
No. Wavy Blade does not need to be calibrated.
Which mat should I use when working with Wavy Blade?
Use the appropriate mat for your material.
Is Wavy Blade functionality available with Design Space mobile apps, like on my phone or tablet?
Yes, you can use it on Design Space mobile apps.
Can I use the housing from my Rotary Blade for my Wavy Blade?
No, the housings are not interchangeable. However, Perforation Blade, Wavy Blade, Engraving Tip, Debossing Tip, Single Scoring Wheel, and Double Scoring Wheel tools all use QuickSwap Housing.
Why are some materials greyed out?
Greyed out materials are not compatible. The materials that are compatible with the Linetype you’ve chosen will be selectable under the Compatible tab on the materials screen. To select your material, select Browse All Materials from the Compatible tab. We’ve done a lot of testing to set you up for success, and we’ll continue to add more as we discover them.