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    Watch those fingers!
    Yipes!

    But, I know that thousands of miles of cuts are done everyday with that kind of cutter.

    I used to have 5" diameter Eastman that would do a 2" lay of fabric in one pass - but it only liked to do straight lines.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlesWaugh View Post
    Watch those fingers!
    Yipes!

    But, I know that thousands of miles of cuts are done everyday with that kind of cutter.

    I used to have 5" diameter Eastman that would do a 2" lay of fabric in one pass - but it only liked to do straight lines.
    My thoughts exactly. I know this is clearly someone who does this day in and day out, but I would not have my fingers anywhere near that thing. Very cool in any event.

    How does that cutter work, is it an oscillating blade?

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    Yup! It buzzes up and down.
    See here:
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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlesWaugh View Post
    Yup! It buzzes up and down.
    Wow, interesting gadget! Thanks for that.

    And I'm still not getting my fingers near that blade!



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