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Re: [BKARTS] sharp knife



I'm not really sure exactly what you are wanting, since you mentioned both scalpel and X-acto. I've used other kinds of knives, but I prefer a #25 blade in my #4 scalpel handle for most of my work. If it needs to be very sharp, I use a fresh blade. Cuts don't require much pressure—you just make 2d and 3d passes at it. Keep the straight edge guide in place until the cut is complete and the waste paper can be entirely moved away with the blade tip. Works fine for me.

Is there some reason why this won't work for you?

Carol
Eugene, OR
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On May 31, 2006, at 5:48 PM, Caryl Seidenberg wrote:


Does anyone out there know of a knife or scalpel, something on the order of
an x-acto that can make a very clean and precise cut that won't require a lot
of hand pressure to make it work effectively


Caryl Seidenberg
The Vixen Press

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