Fabrics · Sewing

Rotary Cutters are very sharp

Rotary Cutters are very sharp – Just a personal public safety announcement based on a recent experience. #rotartycutter

Rotary Cutters are very sharp

Yes, I know they are sharp! But accidents still can happen! For example, my ruler slipped while cutting fabric … causing the rotary cutter to slip and cut my finger bad.

Rotary Cutters are very sharp - Just a personal public safety announcement based on a recent experience. #rotartycutter

You still need to use extra caution. I’m Thinking of getting special cutting gloves. Even though I’ve been doing sewing now for 2 years or so. Just to be on the safe side. This is no fun! Kodi, safety officer coordinator lovee, and Steve made a short safety video.

See more photos below!

Warning I share a few other photos in the spoiler. These do show my finger exposed and blood. Not for the squeamish. I know not a lot of people want to see that, but it can show you an example of what can happen to you as well. That is why they are hidden in the spoiler box below.

Sorry to show this, but my hopes is to help raise awareness of how sharp and dangerous a rotary cutter can be.

The pain honestly not bad at all. It is tender and throbs, almost like I can feel heart beat.

I will update you on my healing. Just reminding you all to be careful when using a rotary cutter or any other sharp tool.

One week later, my finger still healing nicely. I’ve been keeping it wrapped. I use genetic first aid ointment, first aid pad and then tape gauze around my finger. I changed it twice a day (morning & night). You could tell that I got a small chunk off the side of my finger.

It had now been about a week and a half. Healing even more. It still has tenderness and a little throbbing feeling. Scabbing up nicely and not as big. It’s amazing how the skin grows back and heals.

Two weeks later my scab is much smaller, still a little tender. I have now been only keeping it covered when I am at work or in public. But, while at home I let air get to it.

Three weeks later, almost totally healed. Seems like a scar and tiny scab and waiting skin to grow back. It is peeling. My finger still a little tender.

Updated June 20, 2022.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

Don’t miss a single blog post about sewing, quilting, and recipes! Plus much more!

Follow on WordPress

Follow Steve Sews Stuff on WordPress.com

Follow Steve Sews Stuff on Social Media:

You can also choose to follow Steve Sews Stuff on social media as well. (@SteveSews2)

Below are some examples of blog entries from all blogs that I do. (Courageous Christian Father, Steve Sews Stuff and SteveZ DesignZ).

Recent Feed of All of Steve’s Blogs

  • FansFans
    Fans - these are the ones you might see at the fair or an outdoor wedding. #fans The post Fans appeared first on SteveZ DesignZ. Read more »
  • Do not change God’s message church signDo not change God’s message church sign
    Do not change God’s message church sign - This church sign from Tusculum Baptist Church in Tusculum, TN. Do not change God’s message church sign appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Do not change God’s message church sign ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve Patterson of… Read more »
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison SumacPoison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
    Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac #PoisonIvy #PoisonOak #PoisonSumac Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.Courageous Christian Father - A Christian… Read more »
  • Happy Father’s DayHappy Father’s Day
    Happy Father's Day! I share about the brief history of this day. I even share some much read Father related blog post. #FathersDay #DadsAreAwesome #Father #Dad #Daddy Happy Father’s Day appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Happy Father’s Day ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve Patterson… Read more »
  • Don’t be a fan ofDon’t be a fan of
    Don’t be a fan of - Check out this meme to remind us oh who we should be a fan of and why … Don’t be a fan of appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Don’t be a fan of ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve… Read more »
  • Aluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes coolAluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes cool
    aluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes cool. When the temperatures rise method can help keep your home cooler. #aluminumfoil #blackoutwindows Aluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes cool appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Aluminum foil… Read more »
WordPress RSS Feed Retriever by Theme Mason

Your Comment Is Appreciated!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.