It’s important to have different scales as well at the time of cutting anything. A transparent cutting can make you see the cutting marks and how you can cut from the exact spot. A long scale can help you in marking the crease so in case you are not able to witness the mark, you can cut with the help of crease. Board and scales are not costly tools and every sewer must have these when they want to get the good cutting shape of the fabric.
Cutting is an important part of the sewing and if your cutting is not accurate then the whole project will be a messier. To get the best results, in the end, it's important to have a good cutting table with high quality.