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Any hints and tips for using a craft knife with a swivel blade?

(6 Posts)
lucysmam Sun 23-Nov-14 10:30:51

I mentioned to my dad that I could do with one for cutting stencils & he's bought me this one

I had a go at using it yesterday & the blade won't do what I want it to...HELP!

Dutchoma Sun 23-Nov-14 11:04:52

Count your fingers! Other than that, no idea

lucysmam Sun 23-Nov-14 11:06:08

hmmm, me neither. I thought the swivel blade would make cutting swirly bits easier but am not so sure now confused

temporarilyjerry Sun 23-Nov-14 14:21:20

We bought something similar for DT at school. The deputy head checked how sharp they were.... by swivel the blade with her finger. Ouch! shock

lucysmam Sun 23-Nov-14 14:42:02

oooh, ouch! I haven't done that...yet!

Did she get on with them ok?

lucysmam Sun 23-Nov-14 15:41:41

Sorry, I realised a while ago I read DT as DD blush confused

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