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Thread: Rotary blade tip.

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    Rotary blade tip.

    Just found this tip whilst meandering around the quilting web. Must get something done now!

    http://chubbymother.blogspot.com/200...nium-foil.html

    Annie

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    Interesting. And it makes sense.

    This saves me a trip to Harbor Freight for now.

    Thanks.
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    Thanks for the info!!

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    Loved that blog - thanks for the link

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    going to try that today

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    Cutting foil also sharpens your scissors. Professional sharpening is better but this will help.
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    This also applies to dull scissors. Thanks for the tip.
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    I tried that tip on scissors and it didn't help a bit!

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    It might work for you, for me it just made a mess and the blade wasn't any sharper.
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    I just changed my blade yesterday. Going to put old one back on and try it. Thanks.
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    This does work, thanks for telling others!
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    Nice idea when there is no time to go out and buy more blades.

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    i got blades from Harbor Fright was a little disappointed the blades didn't cut one layer of material the first time I had to go over it again. but for the cost i guess it is ok

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    Didn't work for me either.

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    Thanks for the tip.............. Does anyone sharpen their blades ??? do thoses sharpeners work ???
    thanks for any info

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    Been doing this for a while. Works great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDog View Post
    Interesting. And it makes sense.

    This saves me a trip to Harbor Freight for now.

    Thanks.
    where in a hardware store do you find rotary blades? Do the blades fit any rotary cutters or do you have to have a certain kind?

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    I tried this yesterday and it didn't work....actually made it worse. So I used my little sharpener I've had for several years and saved me.

    Just sayin'.....
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    I just tried it, and it worked like a charm! You saved my day of quilting with this tip. Thanks and God Bless!

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    great tip. I'll have to remember that.

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