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Olfa Tool Special for February 2020

For the month of February, buy any of the Olfa range of tools and spend over R1000 and receive a R50 voucher to spend on garden tools.

05/02/2020

 

 

For the entire month of February, you can afford to stock up on OLFA cutting tools at a special price, plus have a R50 voucher to spend on garden tools. This offer is available at Tools4Wood for a limited time only, so don't miss out.

If you're using OLFA cutting tools for the first time, we've put together some tips to help you keep your rotary cutters in their best condition and keep you safe when in use.

Cleaning and maintenance

Inspect your OLFA rotary cutter before use. It is essential to check that all moving parts are free from debris before using the tool. A regular cleaning by taking the cutter apart will ensure long life.

Check your blade

A dull blade is an unsafe blade. A dull blade won’t give you a clean cut. If the following occurs, you know it is rime to replace the blade:

- The blade rips the material instead of creating a smooth cut
- It skips threads or parts of the cut
- It takes more pressure to cut

For the entire month of February, you can afford to stock up on OLFA cutting tools at a special price, plus have a R50 voucher to spend on garden tools. This offer is available at Tools4Wood for a limited time only, so don't miss out.

Replacing the blade

Handle replacement blades with care. Always keep your fingers well away from the blade. For safe disposal, place your unused and dull blades in a safe location and well out of the reach from children.

Before replacing the blade on your OLFA rotary cutter, be sure to watch the OLFA rotary cutter blade change video for your specific rotary cutter handle. This will help get you comfortable changing your OLFA rotary cutter blade.

 

 

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Safe cutting

Always cut away from your body. The blade should roll away from your body. Cutting “backwards”, or towards your body, can be dangerous.

Always cut with the rotary cutter on the side of the ruler that your cutting hand is on.

Always close the OLFA rotary cutter blade safety cover or retract your blade into the handle after each cut. Don’t place an open cutter on your table or cutting mat.

Keep your fingers away from the ruler edges.

Always cut standing-up so that you can position the rotary cutter properly.

Use a ruler designed for use with a rotary cutter. Regular rulers don’t have the depth required to keep the blade running alongside the ruler

Use a cutting mat specifically designed for use with a rotary cutter. Making cuts on a surface that’s not meant for rotary cutting and you’ll end up with damaged furniture, nicked blades and fabrics that move all over the place when cut.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blade Disposal

Don’t throw a used blade directly into the trash. Always use appropriate blade disposal cases to help reduce injuries. Many rotary cutter blades come in a container that can double as a disposal container for dull blades. Put your used blades in them for disposal.

Use the Cutter only as a Cutter

The majority of injuries occur when cutters and knives are not used in accordance with their specified purpose. Never use a rotary cutter for any purpose other than rotary cutting with a straight edge and mat.

Be Aware

Always be alert and attentive when using a rotary cutter or art knife. Take the time to fully learn the correct use and limitations of any rotary cutter or knife. And always use common sense!

For more information on the Olfa products visit www.vermontsales.co.za and look for Olfa. Olfa is available from all leading suppliers countrywide.

 

 

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