Pearl: Cut the blade transversely
If you cut the blade on the flat, it will compress and widen very slightly
as it is cut. This makes its maximal width very slightly larger than 1.5 mm. It
may not fit in the 1.5 mm hole that you have drilled.
Therefore, cut the blade on edge (to deform it through its narrower dimension)
to the correct length. The resultant tip is somewhat arrow-shaped.