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Logan first introduced the 450 Intermediate+ Mat Cutter (originally the Model 401) in 1998. Offering full-size (40") capacity and a unique, heavy-duty pull-style bevel cutting head, the Intermediate+ is known by artists around the world as an easy, accurate, and value-priced mat cutting system.
Logan's next-generation Model 450-1 Artist Elite Mat Cutter offers even more features, at the same price as the original 450!
The 450-1 Artist Elite features a 40" (101 cm) board, capable of cutting full 32" × 40" (81.3 cm × 101.6 cm) sheets of standard-thickness matboard, a hinged guardrail, a mat guide for border widths from ¾" (2 cm) to 5½" (14 cm), and a heavy-duty pull-style bevel cutter with anti-crawl pin.
Also included are a new adjustable-depth pivoting straight cutter, aluminum channel guides, and a removable 20" (51 cm) measuring bar with a production stop for the straight cutter. The squaring bar holds matboards at a 90° angle for straight cutting. Two guiderail stops are also included for production cutting.
Designed for artists, photographers, crafters, and framers, the Logan 450-1 Artist Elite cuts standard thickness (4-ply or 1.4 mm) mat boards only. Five #270 Blades are included.
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By Museum Professional
Comments about Logan 450-1 Artist Elite Mat Cutter:
I make signs for museum exhibits and this is perfect for the job! Cuts precisely so I only need to do the job once.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Indianapolis, IN
So useful for cutting so many things square and clean. Goes thru matt board like butter! Square any paper.
I checked Michael"s and Hobby Lobby and this was an by far
By Norma the artist!
from Suwanee, Ga.
The instructions were great.Thanks
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I love it. It's what I needed.
By Dolphin girl
from Fremont, Ca.
Because I do my own art work and mat; I am shocked at myself for not investing in it years ago. Best investment I have made. I am sure it will pay for itself. The nice thing is, I can do custom cuts. No more waisting art paper to make fit into pre cut mats. It did take 2 of us to put it together; but we did.
Simple to use, works great
from Oak Forrest, IN
Works like a dream once you get the swing of it
from Dana Point, CA
For a person who has not used a mat cutter other than a hand held, it has worked perfectly. Easy to set up and like the instruction videos. Cut a double mat yesterday and it is perfect. I have a lot of art work to be framed, so it is more for personal use. Great price and will definitely pay for itself.
Good product, good service
from Altamonte Springs, FL
Bought for my son to use to mat his artwork. He is very pleased with the quality.
Perfect for large mats
from Frederick, MD
I use this mat cutter to cut my oversized mats. I have the Logan compact mat cutter for smaller picture mats. The 450-1 allows me the flexibility to do all of my large mat cuts at home. A good time saver and when you amortize the cost for professional mat cutting, this pays for itself with just 6 large format cutting jobs! Well worth it!
Logan 450 mat cutter
This is an upgrade to the 350 mat cutter which was loaned to me. This new cutter is able to handle full size sheets and is much easier to use. The ordering process and speed in delivery was the best.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Well, it's better than the hand model. It's more accurate but the gauge that sets the width of the mat sides is off by a quarter of an inch. I'm not sure how to adjust it if it can be but so far it's just one more calculation that I have to do. Other than that the corners of the mat aren't cut through and the inner part doesn't drop out like it shows on the videos. I may have to adjust that as well. The quality and materials are above average.
Merchant response: We apologize for the misplaced gauge on the mat cutter you received. A member of our Customer Care Team will be reaching out to see how we can help.
This "do-it-yourself" video explains all the steps of cutting a professional looking mat for your artwork. We begin by showing you a simple formula for measuring a window opening for perfectly even sides — and the best practices for getting clean edges when cutting your matboard.
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