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Most “normal” knives for right-handers are serrated on the LEFT of the blade – the idea being that the effect of the serrations counter-acts the natural inward (clockwise as you see it) twisting action of the right hand, leading to a straight cut. If a left-hander uses one of these knives, the serrations actually EMPHASIZE the natural anti-clockwise twisting motion of the left hand which leads to the classic “overhanging” loaf or whatever is being cut. All our knives are serrated on the RIGHT side of the blade to give the correct balanced action for left-handers and generally people are very pleased that they can suddenly cut straight!


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4 comments on “Left handed knives
  1. Chas KENNY says:

    One of the best purchases I have made. I bought a set of knives from the Left Handed Shop when it was in Brewer Street, London.

  2. Jane Cordner says:

    Is it really the knife I always thought I was just bad at cutting a loaf of bread

  3. skip says:

    I never could cut bread . it would be 3/4inch at the top and end up 1/8 in at the bottom
    . I now have a left hand knife and works great

  4. Jackie McCorkindale says:

    The other thing about left-handed implements is that you can equip your kitchen with them and get your own back when your right-handed husband cuts the loaf at an angle or can’t use the scissors or – and this is a doozy – is late for work because he looked at your left-handed clock. I’m just really irritated by the fact that he is the only one who can operate the pull-start on the lawn mower.

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