The X-ACTO basic knife set hasn’t changed much in decades, and it’s as useful today as when it first hit shelves. It’s equally at home scrap booking as it is shaving the flash off a new plastic toy. And it’s not just for the hobbyist, either. It has a special place in the shop, too, trimming pieces to fit, reaming holes, cutting out woodworking patterns, cutting circuit board traces, cropping heat shrink to length — just about anything that requires precise cutting control. The bottom line: if you’re one of the few people who don’t already have this set somewhere in the shop, get one.
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