[NAFEX] Re: nafex Digest, Vol 14, Issue 89

Rondi Anderson nafex at mokalive.com
Sun Mar 28 20:54:03 EST 2004

	From: 	  Ronda Anderson <rondi at mokalive.com>
	Subject: 	Re: [NAFEX] grafting knife bevel
	Date: 	March 28, 2004 7:24:29 PM CST
	To: 	  nafex at lists.ibiblio.org

After about 18 grafts pulling the knife towards me my thumb was looking 
like meat loaf and switched to pushing. After 96 straight the thumb 
from the first 18 hurts  the most. If I'm suppose to be drawing to 
myself how am I to avoid my thumb?

Rondi <-first timer too.
> Message: 9
> Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 20:09:52 -0600
> From: "loneroc" <loneroc at mwt.net>
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] grafting knife bevel
> To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> Lisa,
> Though it may go against all the knife safety you were ever taught as a
> child, you pull the knife toward you when you (whip and tongue) graft. 
>  It's
> not particularly dangerous, but the movement is much easier to perform 
> after
> you've watched someone graft in person.
> Steve Herje, Lone Rock, WI

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