[NAFEX] Grafting Knife
gc_nofs at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 30 12:24:20 EST 2004
I have seen pros that use a sharp hand pruners, and make both there angular
cuts, clean up if needed and splice graft that way. I now have it and many
others from TV I saved and copied to DVD.
Gordon C. Nofs
From: "tanis cuff"
Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: RE: [NAFEX] Grafting Knife
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 15:32:22 +0000
Reply to Tom O's posting :
I also gave up on finding the ideal grafting knife. I also gave up on any
knife with a bevelled edge-- couldn't get the hang of using it, couldn't
make decent cuts with a tool I used so infrequently.
I always end up doing the season's work with a good, sturdy, decent quality
paring or kitchen knife ! Freshly sharpened, of course. If a section of
the knife edge is very straight, that's where you want to cut scion & stock.
I find it's easiest to use a knife which I'm familiar with, and
comfortable using, rather than a "professional" tool just because it is the
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