Will Paper Trimmer Work as a Makeshift Soap Cutter?

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Since paper trimmer should be sturdy and sharp to cut through a stack of paper, will it work as a makeshift soap cutter? I am attaching a pic of the paper trimmer.

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You can buy this soap cutter with a 15 percent off by using the discount code of FLAT15OFF. It does not have the wire to cut but you can use a stainless steel knife.

 

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Since paper trimmer should be sturdy and sharp to cut through a stack of paper, will it work as a makeshift soap cutter? I am attaching a pic of the paper trimmer.
No...it will squish your soap. I used a Cheese Slicer for the first year. I used a Black Sharpie to make a lines 1", 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" from the wire and then I bought a round dowel from Home Depot, sanded one side flat, sanded slicer about 3/4" from the edge and super glued the dowel down. I got a heck of a deal on a used Bud, but I still use the cheese slicer for text batches.
 

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A thin, broad blade kitchen knife works also.
Thats what I am using now, cannot slice equally with it.

You can buy this soap cutter with a 15 percent off by using the discount code of FLAT15OFF. It does not have the wire to cut but you can use a stainless steel knife.

Have you bought from them? Is it of good quality?

No...it will squish your soap. I used a Cheese Slicer for the first year. I used a Black Sharpie to make a lines 1", 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" from the wire and then I bought a round dowel from Home Depot, sanded one side flat, sanded slicer about 3/4" from the edge and super glued the dowel down. I got a heck of a deal on a used Bud, but I still use the cheese slicer for text batches.
Oh Ok. Cheese slicer is not a common thing here and expensive to purchase from abroad.
 

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yes, I have bought it. I am in Chennai and the seller is also in Tamilnadu. The pricing is good and you also get a 15 percent discount on your first order. The quality is also very good.
 

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Thats what I am using now, cannot slice equally with it.
If you can get a mitre block, I'm getting reasonably good results combining that with a kitchen knife. Not perfect, and it does depend on measuring correctly, but it's great for making sure you're cutting straight down after starting, rather than going off at an angle.
 

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If you can get a mitre block, I'm getting reasonably good results combining that with a kitchen knife. Not perfect, and it does depend on measuring correctly, but it's great for making sure you're cutting straight down after starting, rather than going off at an angle.
I dont know what is a mitre block, but, I will look it up. Thank you.
 
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