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ScrappinLis Offline
#1 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 1:37:09 PM(UTC)

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I am attemping to cut chipboard again. Not sure why I have so much trouble, but I am using ceral boxes so they won't be too thick, but they keep coming unstuck part way thru the cut. I am using a new-ish mat. Do I need the extra sticky kind? I am ready to give up. Last time my machine broke and I had to replace it. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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#2 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 5:24:24 PM(UTC)

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You need a nice clean new mat...or some people use the painters tape and tape it down to the mat so it doesnt slide. Ive used just a regular clean new mat and not had any trouble.
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#3 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 7:33:38 PM(UTC)

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Sounds like your mat isn't sticky enough. I have mats that aren't very sticky and I burnish the paper onto the mat by rubbing a ruler or brayer over it and this works well. Wiping the mat down with a non-alcohol baby wipe helps to remove the fine lint and renew the stickiness. You can try moving your blade down a notch to be sure its not hanging up on the paper or even try turning down the pressure. When you are cutting chipboard it tends to want to jam up in the blade housing so check to make sure your blade and housing are clean. Hope you get it working for ya!
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, October 22, 2013 6:56:27 AM(UTC)

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PSSST....use painters tape around the edges to hold your paper or cereal boxes in place.
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