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Re: Board Cutter
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Board Cutter
- From: "Melissa L. Hatalsky" <missyh@MIDTEL.NET>
- Date: Sun, 29 Mar 1998 18:39:17 -0500
- Message-Id: <199803292337.PAA17668@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: The list for all the book arts!" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Please go to this web address for some good information.
this is the company I purchased from. the rototrim comes in various sizes,
the smallest makes a 12 inch cut, and has a 12 inch squaring arm, and paper
cursor. this is the model I purchased. I shopped this companies price
extensively, and they are the absolute lowest...180.00 plus shipping. It
took only two days via UPS ground for it to arrive in central NY.
What I like the most about this cutter is not only how accurate it is, but
the fact that the blade lasts for about 6 - 7 years, and a replacement is
about 60.00. It is a rotary cutter that rides on two rails as opposed to
one...not a traditional guillotine that will cut through a huge stack of
papers...but I don't need to do that. I have a really good paper cutter,
and I don't worry about having all perfectly even edges on my
signatures...adds to the handmade features of the book in my opinion...so I
use the rototrim just for boards. It will cut paper as well...thin,
thick...up to 1/8 inch.
Lamination Station has an 800 number on their site...give them a call, and
ask for Spencer...he was very kind, and very helpful...not pushy in the
Hope some of this info helps..oh...and a simple key word search with the
name Rototrim will give you a lot of info as well.
Have a great day!