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Mat Cutting Resources and Advice from Logan Graphic Products

Logan Graphic Products Inc
creative matting samples Welcome to the Logan library of tips, advice, and answers to frequently asked questions:

Tips & Advice
Basic Mat Cutter Maintenance
Calculating Border Sizes
Better Cuts with Backing Sheets
How To Cut 40" (101cm) Matboard on a 32" (81cm) Compact Cutter
How To Cut Left-Handed
How To Adjust Your Mat Cutter for Proper Blade Depth
Importance of Proper Blade Depth
Proper Cutting Technique: Oval & Circle Mat Cutter
Standard Frame Sizes
Making the Most of a 32"x40" Matboard

Why am I getting a hook in the corners?
Why am I getting a curve in bevel cuts?
Why am I getting overcuts in the corners?
Are production stops the foolproof way to get perfect cuts?
Why am I getting ragged cut?
How come I don't cut all the way through the matboard?
Why is my bevel cut going the wrong way?
Why are my mats not coming out square?
Do I need to buy the most expensive machine to get the best looking mats?

Parts & Service
Logan says: "Logan products are covered by a recently expanded warranty, and our service doesn't stop when the warranty expires. In fact, some customers call Logan to replace parts on 25 year old Logan equipment -- they would rather repair it than replace it! Some parts may no longer be in stock/available. If we have a part you need in stock, we'll be happy to get it to you. Our customer service team has provided friendly, fast, knowledgeable help since 1974. Call us toll-free (800-331-6232) for answers to your questions.

model number product parts list
Logan 201 Oval & Circle Mat Cutter download PDF
Logan 250 Craft & Hobby Mat Cutter download PDF
Logan 301 Compact Board Mounted Mat Cutter download PDF
Logan 401 Intermediate Board Mounted Mat Cutter download PDF
Logan 650, 655 & 660 Framer's Edge Board Mounted Mat Cutter download PDF
Logan 750 & 760 SimplexPlus Board Mounted Mat Cutter download PDF

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