Guillotines offer a more traditional cut for your cigars. Great guillotines will be smooth and offer a clean, straight cut. They also allow smokers to line up along the cap to prevent unraveling. These are our favorite guillotines.
Stainless Steel Guillotine – Alaska Bear
This guillotine by Alaska Bear offers a classic look and a clean cut. At $15, this is a great no-frills cutter that will get the job done. The stainless steel body means it will last for a while. Alaska Bear also offers a life-time warranty.
Xi2 Cigar Cutter Noir – Xikar
For a cutter that’s more flashy, look no further than the Xikar Noir teardrop. Not only is it stylish, but contains a fiberglass body with stainless steel blades, which makes it lightweight and very sharp. At $30, it’s a great middle-of-the-road option.
Le Mans Cutter – Tonino Lamborghini
Experience life in the fast lane with the Le Mans carbon fiber cutter by Tonino Lamborghini. It is a lightweight cutter for the size – right under 3 ounces. It feels great, cuts smoothly, and looks classy to boot.
Xi3 Phantom Black Carbon Fiber – Xikar
This is the top-of-the-line model from Xikar. This carbon fiber cutter is super smooth and very durable. If you’re in the market for a classic and stylish cutter, look no further. This cutter will last you a lifetime. Xikar even provides a lifetime warranty.
Maxijet Chrome Cutter – S.T. Dupont
If money is no object impress the guys with this stylish cutter from S.T. Dupont. This is a hand-made, spring-loaded cutter meant for precision and luxury. At $138, the price is a little steep; however, it does have a loyal following. If you are a serious cigar aficionado consider S.T. Dupont.