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« on: March 25, 2010 01:10:43 PM »

I am going to use the freezer paper method and I cant cut straight lines, my xacto knife  seems to have a mind of its own. Does anyone have any tips for me? Please and thank you  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010 01:15:21 AM »

Is your blade good and sharp?  What are you cutting on?  I make sure to have a good sharp blade, and use a cutting mat to cut on.  it provides a firm surface with just a hint of give.  With a good sharp blade, you also don't have to use as much pressure/force, and are less likely to hurt yourself.
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010 04:05:04 AM »

Thank you. Yep its a new blade and I am useing my cutting mat. I think I was useing too much pressure. I will try again. Thank you  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010 06:31:21 AM »

Yes, I did find that I had less stress on my hand, and the blade was better controlled when I let it glide, rather than force pressure down.
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