This is a great little tool. The tab on top flips up and twists around to change from a small corner to a large corner. No need for two rounders with this tool - it's all in one! And it works really well.
I bought this because it seemed more convient than other tools, having two and spending more money. It's not bad, but it really does take practice! You need to make sure there are no leftover paper pieces in it and you have to get it in the punch PERFECTLY! It's not easy, but i'd say worth the hassle to save the precious scrapbooking funds!
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Fiskars is an amazing brand, and I utilize several of their tools. I don't believe the product is at fault. It just takes more time to get it to work as efficiently as my old corner punches.
The two in one option seems like a nice way to get a variety for your corner punches, but the shape of the punch itself doesn't permit you to reach corners on paper that isn't square. The large size makes it cumbersome to see exactly where you are punching as well. For regular corners it works well, but not good for much else.
This item does not work conveniently for me. Getting the paper into it 'squarely', and keeping it there while cutting the corner is not easy. All my corner cuts are a little off. I'm not happy with this item and have given up practicing with it.
I was lucky enough to attend a Fiskateers Demo this weekend and we got to use and buy this punch! Loved everything about this, especially the fact that you carry ONE punch but it has 2 sizes of corners! Just lift up the small piece on the top, turn it and VOILA, you can change from a small corner to a large one. Saves room in your scrapbook tote and it's very ergonomic! I predict these will be hard to find in stores once people try them out and recommend to friends.
This is a little difficult to learn at first (turning the knob correctly and where to place the paper), but once you figure it out... this is GREAT! Takes up less space than ordinary punches AND is two punches for the price of one. I can't say enough good things about Fiskars and squeeze punches.
At first I thought it was broken then realized it's just very finicky about having the paper exactly in the right spot to punch. Overall it works okay but don't love it. I realize I never use the "small" punch so I should've just gotten a normal one.
i bought this because i like that it does 2 sizes, not just one. it's hard to get the scraps out and if you don't it ruins any punches after that. i've had to fix many corners it goofed up.
I've really tried to give this punch a shot. I've had it for a couple months now and it's still not really any easier to use. Even when I'm SURE I have the paper in exactly square, about half the time I still get weird punches. The good ones don't line up with the square parts of the paper either- there's always a little ridge where it stops curving. And being left handed... This punch is NOT made for us lefties to use. The spot for the paper is located so that you're required to hold it with your right hand and it's really awkward. Nice idea to combine two sizes, but it's not worth the savings. Wait for coupons or sales and buy two regular corner punches instead.
This punch is really hard to use. I love Fiskars, but this doesn't live up to the name. It's REALLY hard to get the paper square in the punch, it's not visible so you have to feel it carefully then hold it there while you punch. The finished cut is really rough too (showing little ridges where the rounded corner meets the straight edge). Sometimes I just end up with some really odd chunks taken out of my page instead of a rounded corner.
I find the larger side slightly less tricky but I've given up on this product altogether and have just invested in a Corner Chomper which I'm hoping does a better job. This punch is just too gimicky to work.
When it works, it's good. However, because the actual punch (metal part) is completely hidden, I can never tell when I've got it lined up perfectly -- AND it MUST be perfect or the punch is wonky. Also, I cannot see when there is paper left in it, which messes up the cut.
I bought the Twist and Flip with a coupon at a LSS. A friend has the "We R Memory Keepers - Crop-A-Dile - Corner Chomper Tool" which costs 2x-3x as much, however I would recommend that instead.
In my opinion, I thought this was the most UN-user friendly item I've ever used by Fiskars. Unfortunately I tossed it in the trash after trying several times too many to figure it out.
I have it for almost a year, and today after spending so much time on rounding corners of holiday cards, I gave up and looking for something that will do the job!