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Re: Special Offer: 60pt. Blue/Grey Board

Sounds like a board shear to me. The old cutters are indestructable, bu
do occasionally need sharpening and alignment.


Peter Verheyen, Listowner: Book_Arts-L

On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Mary Hackney wrote:

> Peter, Thanks for the info.  I actually have an old paper cutter circa 1900
> with a gigantic lever, taller than I am that is in front of the device.  It
> uses a fulcrum(I think that is the word for it) to give leverage.  It
> doesn't cut very well as i think the blade needs sharpening.  Is that what
> a board shear looks like, or is this just a regular paper cutter?  Do you
> think with a newly sharpened blade, this would cut board?
> Mary Hackney aka Synchronicity

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