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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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Logan Compact Classic Mat Cutter
Comments about 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.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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
(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
Better than Expected
I'm an artist doing art fairs and I realized I needed my own mat cutter. I can get mat blanks for cheap, but getting them cut was a pain.I walked into Blick and grabbed this because it was affordable. I didn't have high expectations because I've worked in custom frame shops with high end equipment, but I needed a cutter before a weekend show.This cutter is so easy to use. I got a perfect mat the first try. The start and stop guide is terrific. The bevels it cuts are a little shallower than the fancy computerized cutter I am familiar with and I like them better than the wider bevels. Corners come out great thanks to the guide on the cutter. Why doesn't the couple-grand costing heavy duty cutter I have at work have this?The first night I had this I cut 30 mat boards. The blade is still sharp. I took a star away because it can only cut to one depth. It also isn't very large, but I look at that as a plus seeing as I don't cut mats over 16x20. In all, this is a great investment for me that I should have bought 5 years ago!
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
I would recommend this product
from Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand
I use the product in my medal mounting past time, it has saved my a lot of time and the end result is fantastic. The product is easy to use as well as being very compact and takes up little storage space. Thus far I have not found anything that I would want to complain about. Finally the service and delivery time was surprising, I expected delivery to take at least 10 days the product arrived earlier by 5 days, great service. Thanks
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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