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  • Logan Adapt-A-Rule straight edge
    2 Variants
    Logan Adapt-A-Rule straight edge
    from 37,10 €
    anodized aluminium, slide groove for Logan mat cutters, aluminium edge for cutting and aluminium face marked with black mm/inch graduation, with hanging hole and non-slip rubber base, includes upgrade kit for Logan...
  • Logan mat cutter 301-1 Compact Classic
    Logan mat cutter 301-1 Compact Classic
    from 178,00 €
    kit, plastic base board (about 200 x 810 mm), non-slip rubber feet, spring loaded aluminium guide rail with an open ended slide groove guide on the side, parallel aluminium mat guide, safety lock for keeping mat...
  • Logan passepartout cutter set
    2 Variants
    Logan passepartout cutter set
    from 67,90 €
    Logan Adapt-A-Rule cutting guide (anodized aluminium, slide groove for Logan bevel cutter, aluminium edge for cutting and aluminium face marked with black mm/inch graduation, with hanging hole and non-slip rubber...
  • Logan mat cutter 4000 Deluxe
    Logan mat cutter 4000 Deluxe
    from 58,00 €
    Steel, includes a marker bar system for faster marking, continuously adjustable cutting depth up to about 2.0 mm, blade holder with spring mechanism, with start/stop indicator for the avoidance of overcuts in the...
  • Olfa mat cutter MC-45
    2 Variants
    Olfa mat cutter MC-45
    from 14,90 €
    passepartout cutter for 45° bevel cut, grey transparent plastic, both sides of blade can be used
  • Logan replacement blades
    Logan replacement blades
    from 5,60 €
    highest quality, honed on both sides, ONLY fits Logan passepartout cutters
  • Logan straight cutter Elite 701-1
    Logan straight cutter Elite 701-1
    from 36,90 €
    steel, ergonomic plastic handle, three depth settings up to maximum 5.0 mm, can be used with Logan Adapt-A-Rule straight edge and Logan passepartout cutter set, includes 3 blades (No. 270)
  • Logan2000 passepartout cutter
    Logan2000 passepartout cutter
    from 39,80 €
  • Flexible point insert for Logan Dual Drive
    4 Variants
    Flexible point insert for Logan Dual Drive
    from 7,95 €
Information about Passepartout Cutters

Anyone who wants to cut his own passepartout has the choice among products that are differentiated by quality, construction materials, and, of course, price. The following questions should be asked before choosing a passepartout cutter:

  • How often do you plan on using the device?
  • What are the sizes of the passepartouts you plan on cutting?
  • What are your budgetary limitations?

Passepartout cutters that consist of a straight edge with a guide groove and an attachable cutting head (MAPED MAT CUTTER, LOGAN PASSEPARTOUT CUTTER SET) are great as economically priced entry-level devices that do not require a lot of space and whose straight edge can be used on its own. A CUTTING MAT must be placed under the material to be cut. It is important that the straight edge have a non-slip rubber backing so as to avoid the possibility of it slipping out of position during the cutting process. Good concentration and some practice with the device is required, especially when making long cuts, in order to coordinate the holding of the straight edge with the guiding of the cutter head. The more metal components that a cutter set has, the more expensive it is but those parts are also longer wearing and provide precise results for a much longer time.

The so-called table cutters, which, like a cutting machine with a worktop that has a straight edge attached to it, are great for those who plan on cutting their own passepartouts and for whom speed and accuracy are the most important considerations. These devices take up somewhat more space and if you do not plan to leave yours set up on a permanent basis you must also consider the space required for storing it. An adjustable mat guide running parallel to the guide rail makes it much easier to pencil in a line where you want your cut to be and of course also makes the actual cutting easier as well because you only have to push the mat board all the way to your preset stop to know that it is in the right position. During the cutting process, the mat board will automatically be held in place under the guide rail by virtue of the pressure you will be applying to the cutting head - with the effect that the mat board cannot shift or slide out of position. This feature assures that even long cuts can be done with exactitude.

In general, the cutting of passepartout requires a certain amount of practice; we recommend that you first familiarize yourself with the whole process by working on cardboard scraps or the like until you feel competent enough to attack the real thing.

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