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"Canonical" Left-Handed Methods
« on: February 28, 2018, 11:40:21 AM »
Is there a "canonical" method for using left-handed tools?  My research has left me confused.  There's such a variety of left-handed methods that I find myself uncertain which method tools like this:



...are really intended to be used, why they're helpful.


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Re: "Canonical" Left-Handed Methods
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2018, 07:15:29 PM »
After much trial and error, I now believe these left-handed chisels are intended for overwriter writing styles using a straight holder, like so:



They are built way more solid than the right-handed version, intended for pushing rather than pulling, and the angle fits just right when used this manner.