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Safer Kitchen Knives Inspired By The Tools In Your Workshop

If you think back to the last time you cut yourself using something sharp, it was probably in the kitchen, not your workshop. Given how much more time we all spend in the kitchen, it makes sense that the risk of injury would be higher. So it also makes sense that someone would design a set of kitchen knives that are safer, easier and more comfortable to use.


These Hand-Forged Kitchen Knives Are Works Of Rural Art

The world is not lacking for inexpensive kitchen knife sets — they have long been a staple of late-night infomercials and homeware bargain bins alike — but top-quality cutlery is much harder to come by. These blades from Chelsea Miller Knives offer a rare mix of artful simplicity and rugged sturdiness equally at home in New York City or rural Vermont.


A Knife Holder That Looks More Dangerous Than The Blades

Are you bored by the conventional ho-hum design of a traditional wooden knife block? If you like everything on your kitchen counter to be a conversation piece, you can’t go wrong with this Spicy Magnum Knife Set, featuring six entwined knife holders that look like they’re all holding each other up.


A Beginner's Guide To Buying Custom Kitchen Knives

When selecting a set of knives for your kitchen, you can certainly go to any retail store and purchase an inexpensive set of knives made with plastic handles and low-grade steel. But, when you want something of higher quality, specialised design or materials, or you just want something a bit more personalised, custom is the way to go.


One Tool Is All You Need To Turn A Roast Turkey Into A Feast

Is there a greater honour than being asked to carve the Christmas turkey? Not on that particular day of the year there isn’t. The last thing you want to do is screw things up, and that means finding the right tool for the job. That could be Joseph Joseph’s Dual Carve set, which features an 8-inch carving knife paired with a 7.5-inch fork, all held together with magnets for easy storage.


Five Knives Every Home Chef Should Own

Unless you’re some sort for Ginsu master, capable of slicing, dicing and jullienning an entire meal together with a single blade, food prep is a whole lot easier when you use the right knife. Here are the five most essential, versatile cutting implements in a cook’s arsenal.


Samurai Kitchen Knives Let You Prepare A Feast For A Feudal Warlord

The one tool you don’t want to skimp on when equipping a kitchen is a knife. A high-quality sharp blade can make cooking and food prep considerably more enjoyable, but so can a set of novelty kitchen knives that look like sheathed miniature samurai swords.


A Shark Sharpener Makes Knives Extra Menacing By Association

Maybe scary things just go together? Why else would this shark and knife look so right? Created by the design studio Propaganda, this sharpener is aptly named “Jaws” and has a no-slip bottom for stability. It may not be super heavy duty, but if you just have a few kitchen knives it’s a good option for giving them a refresh every few months.


You'll Never Lose A Floating Cork Knife At The Bottom Of A Lake

Are you planning to go fishin anytime soon? Grab one of these floating cork knives.


US Authorities Delay New Knives-On-Planes Policy

Last month, the US Transportation Security Administration announced that it was going to allow travellers to carry knives on planes once more, and the new rule was supposed to come into action on April 25. However, the TSA has delayed the introduction of the policy — and it’s not clear now when the new rule will actually take effect.