Folding Grafting Knife Right-Handed

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Folding Grafting Knife Right-Handed

To shape a stick of scionwood for grafting, you need a knife that is beveled on only one face so the cut is as flat as possible. We offer “right-handed” and “left-handed” grafting knives—see below to decide which knife will suit your style of grafting.

This right-handed grafting knife has a 2¼" stainless steel blade; 3½" alloy-lined nylon handle with satin finish; overall length: 6½"; manufactured by Victorinox in Switzerland.



8989 Folding Grafting Knife Right-Handed
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Choose the right (or left) grafting knife!

Deciding between a “right-handed” or “left-handed” grafting knife is more subtle than simply ordering RH if you’re a righty and LH if you’re a lefty.

You must consider which feels like a more natural slicing motion to you: pulling toward yourself, or pushing away from yourself. If you’re not sure, try practicing with a utility knife.

Fedco’s resident grafting instructor notes that in most cases, pulling toward gives the grafter more knife control than pushing away. On the other hand, your mother said you should never cut toward yourself.

Whether slicing toward or away from yourself, the beveled side should face up and the flat side should face down.

Here’s a simple key to help you decide which knife to get:

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