Behind The Scenes Ask Trains Can you help find a specific X-Acto cutting mat?

Can you help find a specific X-Acto cutting mat?

By Cody Grivno | January 18, 2023

Searching for a mat with 1/8" or 1/10" cutting squares

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Can you help find a specific X-Acto cutting mat?: Cody helps a viewer find a specific X-Acto cutting mat with 1/8″ or 1/10″ cutting squares as seen in a Model Railroader story story from January 2023.

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One thought on “Can you help find a specific X-Acto cutting mat?

  1. Fiskar also makes a cutting mat that has has marks every 1/8″ inches around the perimeter, along with printed dots throughout the mat that are spaced at 1/4″ intervals. Michael’s sells these. They are also gray in color.

    As a warning though, the Fiskar mats will permanently warp when exposed to heat. I had one and it warped significantly from a coffee cup warmer that I had sitting on the mat. I prefer other mats, but if the measurement marks are what you are looking for, the Fiskar mat is another option.

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