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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-04-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,597
Posted By CathyC
The more intricate the die, the more difficult it...

The more intricate the die, the more difficult it will be to take the paper out of the die. For years Spellbinders has been suggesting the use of wax paper between the die and the paper or...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-19-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By CathyC
That die has a very large cutting surface which...

That die has a very large cutting surface which can sometimes be a problem. It sounds as if you have tried a number of fixes, but still no results.

When using shims to cut any dies that give...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-13-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By CathyC
Crosses One has been discontinued but may still...

Crosses One has been discontinued but may still be available from some vendors. Crosses Two is the set now in production.

Cathy
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-22-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,273
Posted By CathyC
The metals in the Media Mixage line were...

The metals in the Media Mixage line were originally designed to be used for embossing with the metal texture plates. It was found that both the copper and aluminum sheets can be cut using basic die...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-01-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,077
Posted By CathyC
The largest die in the Basics A set starts out...

The largest die in the Basics A set starts out with a 1/16" border and then goes in 1/4" increments from there. If you want 1/8" increments, you would need both the A and B sets. There is added...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-23-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By CathyC
As with so many of the really intricate dies on...

As with so many of the really intricate dies on the market, sometimes extra steps have to be taken to get a clean cut. If you decide to try shimming, place the shim just under the portion that is...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-15-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By CathyC
The pieces you are talking about having to trim...

The pieces you are talking about having to trim are what makes the pattern expandable. If they were not left there the design would fall apart once you tried to expand it.

These dies were not...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-21-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,463
Posted By CathyC
If you are planning to use any of Spellbinders...

If you are planning to use any of Spellbinders large format dies, the Grand Calibur would be the way to go. I would probably opt for it even if I didn't have any large format at present. It would...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-24-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By CathyC
Anyone that makes intricate dies will tell you...

Anyone that makes intricate dies will tell you that one of the easiest ways to make sure you get the die cuts out of the dies without tearing them is to use a layer of wax paper between the die and...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-24-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By CathyC
Along with Michelle's suggestions, sometimes...

Along with Michelle's suggestions, sometimes turning the die a quarter turn will help.

Another thing to remember when you shim a die...you should only put the shim under the area of the die that...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-22-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By CathyC
Christine you can try returning it to the place...

Christine you can try returning it to the place of purchase or go to the Spellbinders website at Spellbinders Paper Arts - Home (http://www.spellbinderspaperarts.com). There you will find a contact...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-20-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By CathyC
I have used this site frequently for board books....

I have used this site frequently for board books. Bare Books/Tree Top Publishing - Create Your own Puzzles and Books, lined paper, stickers, calendars, journals and more (http://www.barebooks.com)...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-17-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,148
Posted By CathyC
An easy way to get the tray out is to put...

An easy way to get the tray out is to put together the embossing sandwich, base plate, tan embossing mat and embossing plate. You don't need anything else inside the sandwich. Run it through the...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-12-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By CathyC
Another option is the Grand Calibur by...

Another option is the Grand Calibur by Spellbinders. The machine has a cutting surface of 8.5 x 11". It is lightweight and portable and does not take up a large piece of your work surface, which is...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-06-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By CathyC
The Wizard was discontinued when the Grand...

The Wizard was discontinued when the Grand Calibur was introduced. Getting a Grand Calibur will still allow you to use all of your Nestabilities. You can use them along with the new grand dies and...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-28-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By CathyC
Barbara, I haven't heard of any problems with the...

Barbara, I haven't heard of any problems with the suction lever as you described, but it does take a little effort to push it all the way down to the table. Once it is engaged on a smooth surface...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-16-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,585
Posted By CathyC
You shouldn't have to worry about them bending...

You shouldn't have to worry about them bending when taken out of the package. I am very hard on my tools and have yet to bend any Spellbinders dies. I'm a firm believer in "you get what you pay...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-22-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By CathyC
Companies will continue to introduce new machines...

Companies will continue to introduce new machines because the consumer is gullible and will buy them. I can see upgrading to a wider machine or going from manual to electric or even adding an...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-20-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By CathyC
Just to set the record straight, Spellbinders...

Just to set the record straight, Spellbinders dies were never made by Dies Direct. Back in the day, the owners of Spellbinders and the owner of what is now Dies Direct were partners, but the name of...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-13-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By CathyC
Here is a link to the video Kim was referring to...

Here is a link to the video Kim was referring to about using the Edgeabilities with the Cuttlebug.

Cuttlebug and Spellbinders Edgeabilities Dies - YouTube...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-01-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By CathyC
You can use them in machines that are not 8" wide...

You can use them in machines that are not 8" wide by folding the card and cutting only the front of the card. In order for your embossing to be on the correct side of the front of the card, you will...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-30-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By CathyC
I love my Grand Calibur. It's easy to use and...

I love my Grand Calibur. It's easy to use and does a great job of embossing. I also like the fact that I can put multiple dies on the plates and cut them all at once.

I wouldn't worry about...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-27-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By CathyC
They have just started shipping this past week,...

They have just started shipping this past week, so I would guess not to many people have them as yet.

I have them all and love the versatility of being able to mix and match the sets. You should...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-12-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By CathyC
You can feed your sandwich either way. It makes...

You can feed your sandwich either way. It makes no difference.

Cathy
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-14-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,786
Posted By CathyC
It's amazing how things come full circle isn't...

It's amazing how things come full circle isn't it? Wonderful Wings is a great set of dies designed for Spellbinders by Donna Salazar, one of their licensed designers. The ironic part of these...
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