How to use a Benchmate

One article on the Ganoksin site suggests that a right >hander
should use the hand rest on the left side, in which case i am

I’m a rightie. I like using the left handed hand rest (if I use it
at all). When I tried a handrest on the right side, it got in the way
of my filing, setting, flex shaft procedures. With a handrest on the
left side, I can brace my left hand on it while holding a setting
tool, now my right hand that is hammering has more clearance. I hope
this helps!

Happy New Year!
-Kate Wolf in Portland Maine, where we still haven’t had any snow to
speak of. Wah!