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BritBoxmaker

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1412 days ago

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I was wondering. How many of us LJ’s are left handed? I am for one. I suspect sinister is (sinister is the latin for Left). Come on then out of the woodwork with us.

I’m cack-handed and I’m proud!

Martyn

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com


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SPalm

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#1 posted 1412 days ago

Nope, I’m right handed.

You probably use the metric system too. And have a Mac.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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BritBoxmaker

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#2 posted 1412 days ago

Only for flashing with, Steve. Joke (for those with no sense of humour).

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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richgreer

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#3 posted 1412 days ago

Approximately 1 in 7 of the general population is left handed. I’m not.

Strangely, 5 of the last 7 Presidents in the US have been (or are) left handed. Ford, Reagan, Bush (senior), Clinton and Obama.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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FrigidLJ

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#4 posted 1412 days ago

Lefty in the shop! I was the only one in a right handed family. Now my wife is left handed and our daughter is a righty. Learning for her has been as difficult for her as it was when I was growing up. Really feel for her.

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mafe

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#5 posted 1412 days ago

Right and my big brother left, little sister right…
Martyn for president of US!!! That sound like a fantastic idea.
Take a look at my Paris tool box post Rick made a funny comparesent.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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huff

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#6 posted 1412 days ago

Left handed when it comes to writing, but most everything else, whatever hand gets there first. I was going to say that “left” handers work from their “right minds”, but after seeing the list of left handed presidents, that theory is shot! lol.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Roger Gaborski

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#7 posted 1412 days ago

I’m left handed.
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.gaborski.com

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huff

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#8 posted 1412 days ago

It’s also been said that “left” handers are more creative, but Steve, you blow that theory out the window

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 1412 days ago

Another lefty here!

Since the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body, lefties are the only ones always in their right minds.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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chrisstef

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#10 posted 1412 days ago

Here’s some useless information:

The reason they call left handers “south paws” .... a baseball stadium is situated so that home plate faces due west so that the batters dont end up with the sun rising in their eyes, and when a left handed pitcher is on the mound they face due south (toward first base) ... making them south paws.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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JJohnston

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#11 posted 1412 days ago

Add me to the list. I’ve learned to switch-hit for many things.

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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fernandoindia

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#12 posted 1412 days ago

You lefties must be millions in UK. Driving the other side.
Down here are ambidextrous: don´t know exactly where we are driving to, and mess things up with both hands

Is your photo in the Avatar mirrored?

-- Back home. Fernando

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Brandon

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#13 posted 1412 days ago

Another lefty here, but I manage to do most things right.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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ShannonRogers

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#14 posted 1412 days ago

I’m a lefty and proud of it. Check out my bench. People always tell me I put the leg vise on the wrong side!

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#15 posted 1412 days ago

Martyn,
You say you are proud? Does that mean you dress on the left?
Which hand does a lefty extend for a handshake?
I myself talk with a limp and walk with a lisp.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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