Storing Your Blades

Working Tip

Scalpel Blade Change

Change Blade

Safe Cutting Technique

Safe Cutting

Cutting a Straight Line

Straight Cutting

Craft Knife (Handle & Blades)

Craft knife

HANDLE: Much easier to change blades than a scalpel. Blades are thicker as a rule, so suitable for more robust cutting, even if less suitable for very fine detailed work. The ‘X-Acto No. 1’ or ‘light’ type is a personal

Scalpels Vs Knives

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Scalpels

Scalpel

HANDLES: I personally use the No. 3 Handle, as it’s a good all-rounder. It fits a good variety of blades for most modelling jobs. Occasionally a No. 4 (larger handle is useful, but for starters – go for the No.