This Giant Sharpener Could Be The Safest Way To Peel Your Vegetables

School supplies like scissors, compasses and binders all have the potential to cause injuries. But have you ever heard of someone hurting themselves with a pencil sharpener? Probably not, which is why this Karoto carrot/cucumber/other elongated vegetable peeler is a stroke of genius.

It's essentially nothing more than the sharpener you used to hone your coloured pencils back in primary school, except it's been scaled up to handle food. All it takes is a few twists to produce a lovely garnish for a salad. And since your hands and fingers are kept well clear of the blade, you'd have to be trying really hard to hurt yourself. So for $US15, you'll be saving yourself a small fortune in Band-Aids.

[Monkey Business via designboom]