Set of 3 left-handed scissors for Club Members
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Set of 3 left handed scissors for Club members

Set of 3 left handed scissors for Club members (Ref: 609)

8.95 / $14.68

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Our most popular items have always been our left-handed scissors and Members seem to love giving them as Christmas presents. We have in our warehouse some stock of our best-selling code 259 and 260 general purpose scissors (both 8.5 inch / 215mm overall length) that arrived without our scissors cases on and, rather than repacking them all, we are going to offer them to Club members at a big discount.

We will put 2 pairs of code 260 soft grip scissors and 1 pair of 259 black plastic handled-scissors all in individual cellophane wrappings into a heavy duty grip seal bag and they would normally be priced at £18.85. As a Christmas bargain, Club members only can purchase the pack for £8.95 - more than 50% off!

We have put an insert into the outer bag with 3 copies of an explanatory note that you can put with the scissors if you are giving them as a gift. The insert has our logo and contact details on it and says:

"This is a genuine pair of fully left-handed scissors with the blades reversed (so the left blade is always on top). Just hold the scissors loosely in your left hand, in a vertical plane, and squeeze naturally without trying to manipulate the blades to make them cut like you have to with right-handed scissors. Look for the cutting line on the RIGHT side of the scissors - you do not have to turn them over to look outside like you used to. For more information, you can watch our short video on left-handed scissors here"

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  Left Handed Scissors  For over 50 years I have been using those odd right handed scissors, then last week my set of three left handed scissors arrived. Talk about day and night. For the first time in my life I have been able to cut paper and poster board without all the problems one encounters. Thank you   James A. vanBuskirk

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How Scissors are left-handed

The blades on left-handed scissors are set so that, whichever way up you hold them, the left blade is always on top. This means that the cutting action of the left hand pushes the blades together to give a smooth cut the whole length of the blades and also that a left-hander has a clear view of the cutting line. When a left-hander uses right-handed scissors, they have to push the thumb and index finger together in an unnatural way to make the scissors cut, causing marks on the hand and eventually callouses. Also, they have to look over the top blade, which obscures the cutting line.

With properly designed left-handed scissors these problems do not arise, as your natural cutting action matches that of the scissors. Just hold the scissors straight and naturally and do not try to twist the blades. After a short time, you will be completely comfortable with your new scissors and wonder how you put up with mis-using right-handed scissors for so long! All our scissors are fully left-handed with blades reversed and left hand moulded grips.
Cutting with left-handed scissorsLeft-Handed Scissors
With the blades reversed so the left blade is on top, you can see the cutting line and the blades have a proper cutting action when squeezed together. The grips are moulded to fit comfortably around the thumb joint.
Cutting with right-handed scissorsRight-Handed Scissors
The top blade covers the cutting line so you usually end up cutting inside it. The blades are pushed apart by the left handed squeezing movement and the paper bends between the blades. Also, the handle shape is very uncomfortable and leaves marks on the left thumb
A word of warning! As we have explained, it is not possible to make "ambidextrous scissors", although many manufacturers claim their scissors are "universal" or "suitable for left and right hand use". This only refers to the handles, which have not been moulded to fit the right hand knuckle, but they have no advantage for left-handers whatsoever as the blades are still set right-handed!

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