Thanks for the responses...I guess I was kinda thinking the Cinch as everyone keeps saying it's easier to use, hence the title of my post.
However, I was really wondering how often you find yourself using your binding tool (whichever one you use) and what kind of things you use it for....
I'm trying to figure out if I can justify spending the money. It seems cool but I don't really make mini books right now, I mostly use 12x12 albums already made. Although, I am doing an 8x8 recipe book and I did make a kindergarten book for my son out of an old file folder.....hmmm