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From: Dave Haines (dhaines_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 26 2009 - 08:24:42 PDT


> The blades do dull, but are not expensive to replace.
> I think you can even find them at Wal-Mart.
> I told you the wrong size on my blade trimmer. It's 15"
> (not 12). It works fine for cutting 9x12 or 12x18 paper.
> I usually don't cut more than three sheets at a time, so I
> just never saw the need for an expensive blade cutter.
> But that's simply a matter of preference. To each his
> own...
> An no, I really don't know of any way to sharpen the
> rotary cutter blades.
>
> Dave Haines
> Grafton High
> Grafton, WV
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rebecca Burch" <mamallama@gmail.com>
> To: <dhaines@access.k12.wv.us>
> Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 11:05 AM
> Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Paper Cutter Help
>
>
> Cool about the rotary cutter. Where did you get it?
>
> Also, is it sharpenable? I had a rotary cutter at another school, but
> it became dull quickly and the guy at the knife store woudn't attempt
> sharpening it because it was round. Weird.
>
> Thanks for the info.
>
> Rebecca Burch
>
> Charleston Catholic HS
> Charleston WV
>
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Dave Haines <dhaines@access.k12.wv.us>
> wrote:
>> Kelly,
>>
>> I have a Boston 12" Blade Trimmer that I bought years ago at Sam's Club.
>> I
>> use it for smaller size cutting. For larger cuts, I have a Fiskars 24"
>> Rotary Trimmer. I could never justify spending the big bucks for a 36"
>> blade trimmer. The set-up I have works fine. I also have students use the
>> old fashioned method of scissors (measure/straight edge/cutting on the
>> line)!
>> BTW, the rotary trimmer works fine and is a minimal investment.
>>
>> Dave Haines
>> Grafton High
>> Grafton, WV
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pokojski, Kelly"
>> <Kelly-Pokojski@cdolinc.net>
>> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
>> <teacherartexchange@lists.getty.edu>
>> Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 9:05 AM
>> Subject: RE: [teacherartexchange] Paper Cutter Help
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>>
>> Thank you all so much for your help and input...I will go with your
>> suggestion with a bit left over for other videos or books..have a great
>> day.
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