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Logan's most popular mat cutter now features a full 32" capacity, enabling users to downsize full sheets of matboard.
The Logan Compact Classic cuts mats up to 32" long, and features a parallel mat guide for extra stability and accuracy, an improved push-style bevel cutter, and a #500 mat knife for downsizing.
Five Logan #270 blades are also included.
For use with Logan's handheld Series 2000 and Series 4000 mat cutters, Model 500 Mat Knife, 701-1 Straight Cutter Elite, plus the 424-1 and 440-1 Team System Plus, Compact Classic, 350-1 Compact Elite, 450-1 Artist Elite, and 750-1 and 760-1 Simplex Elite mat cutters.
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Awesome, easy mat cutter!
from Chapel Hill, NC
Comments about Logan Compact Classic Mat Cutter:
I was hesitant to buy this mat cutter because I'm not good with precision, but it turned out to be super easy to use, and cuts perfect beveled mats. I would even say it's fun. Watching the short video from the Logan website was key for the set up. It is relief not to need to go to a frame shop every time I need a custom mat size, and obviously a money saver too. I'm cutting the mats for my watercolors that I frame myself, and using crescent ragmat which is beautiful cotton mat board.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Logan Compact Classic Mat Cutter - perfect for our needs
from Seaford, DE
My daughter has collected antique art of unusual sizes. This mat cutter is perfect for matting these items for custom framing.
I'm loving it!
By Mike the CPA
from Rockville, MD
I am an amateur woodworker who makes a fair amount of frames. In the past, I have done beveled mats with a hand tool that took way too much work and sometimes a few re-dos to get it right. I have used this mat cutter on 4 mats so far and it is fantastic-- square uniform cuts with excellent corners and a blade that only requires one pass. I didn't rate it best in category because I don't have the experience with other mat cutters with which to compare. But for my money, this is a really good machine and I recommend to anyone who cuts mats in a home shop. My only beef with this product is that, for bevel cutting, it is designed for right-handed operation. As a lefty, it took me a little practice to get comfortable with doing the cutting with my right hand--but not that hard to get used to.
Great for Art teache s
By Sarah the Art teacher
I use this product to matt student artwork that I display in our school art gallery. It's easy to use, is very precise and makes very clean cuts. The blades are excellent and I don't have to change them often. It's also easy to teach my students to use, as I have them help to matt often. I don't really have any complains about this product. Other teachers I know use this type and brand of Matt cutter, and have suggested the product to me, and I couldn't be happier about my purchase!
Logan Compact Classic Mat Cutter
I am just learning how to frame my own watercolor paintings and was a bit nervous to use a cutter but I followed the directions and watched the video and it worked like a champ! I managed to cut my first beveled mat board without cutting past the mark and or cutting myself. I highly recommend it and look forward to learning to perhaps cut some more fancy designs. I'd like to find a cutter that cuts ovals and circles. I'm on the look out for one but having found one yet.
Great simple mat cutter!
from Parkersburg, WV
This mat cutter is simple to use and great for someone who likes to do their own mounting and mat cutting. I didn't have any problem figuring out how to use it. I've already cut and mounted 40 8x10's with it and hope to do many more! I would buy this again.
I would buy this product again........
from Leominster, MA.
While I clearly intended to use it regularly, upon further research, I never realized the cost of matts and frames would be too expensive. Regretfully, I have returned the matt cutter and blades. (BTW, I was impressed with the quality of the cutter which appeared to be a sturdy piece of equipment and worth the price).
Easy and Accurate!
The Logan Classic Mat Cutter is incredibly sturdy, accurate and easy to use! It cuts straight and beveled edges with easy guidelines to follow. It is heavy in weight so it doesn't shift around and yet it stores easily in a long rectangular box with a handle for convenient carrying. I highly recommend this product and wish I hadn't waited so long!
Easy to use and does a wonderful job !
from Cathedral City, California
I watched a video on the internet , on how to use the Mat Cutter, so It was pretty cut and dry. I really like my cutter and it is far easier to use than I was led to believe by fellow artists, who said it was difficult to use. Just follow directions and Wow ! So simple. I have framed 8 of my drawing so far and I used the mat cutter on every framing job. Very Professional job by an amature ! The Mat Really makes my pencil drawings stand out !Great item and I am so glad I made the investment !
from salt lake city, ut
This product produces excellent results. after a short tutorial I was on my way cutting professional looking mats.. I highly recommend
This video will show you how to cut a mat using the Logan Compact Mat Cutter and will explain the features that make it a great and economical choice for your mat cutting needs.
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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