Cigar cutters are used to remove the cap of a cigar before smoking it. You only want to cut 2 mm off the head. There are many types of cuts, straight cut, whole punch and the wedge cut also known as the V cut… The type of cut to make is based on personal preference, size or shape of the cigar not to mention the draw you prefer.
Experienced cigar smokers may not always make the same type of cut or use the same brand of cutter. The straight cut is the most common, and is always preferred on cigars with a small ring gauge thinner cigars, it’s also great if you need to cut off the heater to save your stogie for later.