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Cutting Pal / Sheath & Cutting Board

Cutting Pal
Cutting Pal

This is a set of cutting tool including a knife and an innovative sheath. The innovative sheath can not only secure the knife but also be unfolded and transform into a cutting board. With the new design, the knife will be along with not only a sheath but also a cutting board. Thus, the users can find cutting board easily and cut foods safely and cleanly. Moreover, the users can dry the surfaces of the unfolded sheath easily in order to prepare a clean environment to keep the knife. As a result, this design provides an economic solution with more conveniences and safety for the users to keep a knife and prepare foods.


Shu-Te University

Shu-Te University
Product Design Department
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Chun-Fu Chen,
Shu-Te University