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SKID Wooden Chef Knife: Form Beyond Function.

SKID Wooden Chef KnifeSKID is a stunning wooden chef knife. While its design looks pretty wicked this gorgeous knife cuts like a razor and is also environmentally sustainable. The SKID challenges the way you perceive cutting tools, it is the perfect example of revolutionary concept conceived from scratch, which became a fully functional tool through determination and great design. It was developed by LIGNUM, a product design agency that specializes in ecological sustainable product ideas. The designers started from a mere sketch, while thinking completely out of the box. They even challenged metal, the material of choice for the majority of knives throughout the centuries. Carbon steel is one of the most favored materials in knife-making, owing to its durability and the ability for it to produce an incredibly sharp edge. However, the designers over at LIGNUM figured that the ideal material for kitchen utensils is wood. Wood is eco-sustainable, light, flexible, and has self-cleansing and anti-bacterial properties. Which is why it is a very popular material for making other kitchen tools such as cooking spoons, cooking spatulas and cutting boards. The only problem with wood is that it cannot hold a sharp edge. Therefore, there was an original idea: Why not make...


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