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Thread: which direction do you cut with your rotary?

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    Super Member kriscraft99's Avatar
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    I pull towards my body (I know.. not the safe way) but when I push away, I loose strength in my wrist.

    Which direction do you cut when using your rotary cutter?

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    Away from me.

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    Toward me.

    I KNOW! We aren't supposed to do it that way but I find it easier, too. I'm trying to break myself of it recently.

    But boo. :(

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    Away from me!

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    I always cut away from myself.....safer :!:

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    I cut away from me....I use my long ruler and ease my hand down the ruler so my grip is maintained and the ruler doesn't tilt on me.

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    I'm a lefty, so cut opposite from rightys, but always away from the bod.

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    I used to do it toward me, seemed natural. Then I saw someone doing it going away and it looked easier. I tried it and it was - so now I do it away from me. I'm much steadier this way.

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    I didn't know any better so I taught myself to use it TOWARD me...now and then I try it the other way and it seems awkward.

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