What are some uses for my Rotary Trimmer?

When it comes to cutting tools, you have a lot of different options. Scissors are always apopular choice, especially if you need something that’s portable and easy to use. Guillotine cutters are ideal for schools and print shops. And a straight edge and craft knife can give you good results but you need to be careful when using them. One of the best types of cutting tools is the rotary trimmer. This type of device features a cutting board and an encased blade that slides along a rail so you can cut perfectly straight lines. These cutters are easy to use and they’re also pretty safe. They can also be used for a lot of different projects. That said, here are three uses for rotary trimmers:

1.) Trimming laminated documents. If you have a lot of important documents that you need to keep in good shape, laminating them is a terrific idea. This will protect them from spills, rips, and so on. It will also prevent the documents from becoming yellowed. Whether you use a pouch or roll laminator, you may end up with excess film surrounding your paper. This can be easily fixed by using a rotary trimmer. It will trim the excess away quickly and cleanly so your work will look great for years.

2.) Working with photographs. Photography is a great hobby and although digital cameras have conquered the market, pictures are still occasionally printed on photo paper. If you’re working with photographs and you need to crop an image, a  rotary trimmer is what you should use. It will give you a clean cut and it eliminates the need for dangerous craft knives. These cutters are available in a lot of different sizes, so you’ll be able to crop both small and large prints. This will help you get your photos ready for exhibitions, sales, and storage in albums.

3.) Scrapbooking. There are a lot of popular crafts such as rubber stamping, knitting, and so on. However, scrapbooking is arguably the most popular and with good reason. Scrapbooks are fun to create and you can personalize them as much as you want with different types of paper, stickers, pictures, and more. However, you need a lot of supplies for scrapbooking including a good cutting tool. A rotary trimmer will definitely get the job done and will help make your scrapbook look like it was put together by a professional. Some of the rotary trimmers that are currently available even have interchangeable blades so you can create wavy edges. This can also come in handy for other crafts such as making greeting cards.

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