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Instead of revolving cutting mats

Old 07-24-2010, 07:08 AM
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I hate to buy something if I can figure out my own way of doing the same thing.
I'm fortunate to have several sizes of mats. Just lay your block to be cut on the needed size, pick a larger size mat for underneath. You can turn the top mat as you cut. Easy-peasy.
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Old 07-24-2010, 07:13 AM
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Thanks for the tip!
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Old 07-24-2010, 07:24 AM
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I love my revolver, but it was a gift.
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Old 07-24-2010, 07:29 AM
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looked at revolvers yesterday and decided I didn't need it as badly as I thought. Even with a 40% off coupon, the size I wanted was in the $70 range. Maybe I'll add it to my xmas list. I did buy a 2nd cutting mat though and can easily do what Joyce suggested. thanks for the tip!
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Old 07-24-2010, 07:40 AM
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I have one but find I don't use that often because it isn't big enough. I just turn the mat I'm working on, even the big one. Haven't had a problem yet.
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Thank you for the tip :D:D:D
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I got one, but I don't use it!! (hangs head in shame).

I just twist arm/body and cut all the way around. Super wrong. But it works for me...
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Old 07-24-2010, 08:02 AM
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I have a revloving mat, but I like using a piece of recyled cutting mat better. I have to make myself use the revolving mat as I paid dearly for it.
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great tip!
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Old 07-24-2010, 08:33 AM
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I have one, too but I forget to use it. I just walk around to the other side of the table.
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