The Plastic Spork Blog is filled with really nifty ideas and examples of what people are doing with plastic sheet, rod, & tube these days.
Cool Stuff Keywords: Star Wars, Star Trek, Simulator, Fish, Reptile, Shark, Guitar
How-To Keywords: machine, fabrication, cement, cut, glue
or… just type in the type of plastic you want to find articles on: acrylic, polycarbonate, teflon, etc.
Brand Names vs Material
Lexan = Makrolon = Hygard = Polycarbonate
Lucite = Plexiglas = Optix = Acrylite = Acrylic
Vivak = PETG
Teflon = PTFE