Thread: Xacto no more
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:50 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by regan4chris View Post
I was being a little impatient - I found a video on YouTube showing the hot knives cutting through EZMount and thought I would improvise to see if it worked. It did. But the knife didn't hold the heat for long enough to be useful. I might seeif DHs soldering iron can take a blade - that is a great idea eyee!

Thank you every one for your suggestions, they have all been very helpful
You're welcome!

Originally Posted by Louisa May View Post
I've been using Kai 6 inch rubber stamping shears for many years Specialty Scissors [scroll down about halfway]. I use them for cutting unmounted sheets and EZ mount, and I've never had trouble with them. I try to remember to clean them after each use, but if I forget, they still work well.
I stopped using scissors cos I tend to undercut and my skinny stamps end up with hardly any foam for clinging.

Originally Posted by Phantom View Post
When I unmounted my wood stamps and put them on EZ mount, I picked up a hot knife from Joann's and it worked great!

I put my EZmount sheet, with the bare rubber stamps placed "jigsaw puzzle style," on a tempered glass cutting board, and kept a damp rag handy for wiping off the blade.
I use a cheap Ikea mirror - it's square and fits one sheet of foam nicely.
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