4501 Mat Board Cutter: No Longer Available


The 4501 is perfect for anyone who needs a mat board cutter to easily cut professional quality mats for picture framing. There are other mat cutters out there, but nothing in this price range works as well as the Alto’s 4501. Even professional picture framers rely on the 4501 for it’s versatility and ease-of-use.

Our patented Post-Hole Measuring System speeds the measuring and layout of any mat design. And because the cutting base is open-ended, the 4501 will cut any size mat with border widths from 1/4″ to 6″! Ergonomic Model 45 Cutting Head cuts true 45° bevels, with crisp corners and no overcuts. Anyone can cut single and double mats, inlays, complex corners, mosaic corners, multiple openings, and more.

Portable and easy to store, the 4501 Mat Cutter is ideal for artists, photographers, craft enthusiasts, teachers and others who are looking for a quality, affordable tool to measure and cut mats.

Out of stock

SKU: Assembly - MC:4501


4501 Mat Board Cutter includes:

  • Base: Sturdy 32″ laminated base with Post and Hole Measuring System
  • Model 45 Cutting Head: Spring-loaded 45° bevel cutter engineered to fit the human hand, made from 33% glass-filled nylon for strength and durability
  • 5 Blades: Honed on both sides especially for mat board cutting and maximum sharpness. When one end of the blade gets dull simply flip it over for another sharp tip. Uses the same blade as the M360 Circle & M90 T-Square cutters.
  • Complete Illustrated Instructions: Clearly show you how to cut mat board and guide you from basic to complex mat designs. The finest, most comprehensive set of mat cutting instructions available.
  • Instructional DVD: this Alto’s classic shows how to design, measure and cut single and double mats, mounting your artwork correctly, combination mats, and SO much more!
  • Practice Matboard: 2 small pieces of practice mat board included

~The Alto’s 4501 Mat Board Cutter is Made in America~

Additional information

Weight 5.86 lbs
Dimensions 33.75 x 9.5 x 3.5 in