You might find you get more mileage out of an electric carving knife. Here are just a few projects we've done, or heard done by others, with an electric kitchen knife:
- Cut small wooden dowels to size for a tiered cake.
- Fit foam to upholster wooden bar stools, ottomans, headboards or anything else.
- Cut sound-absorbing acoustic tiles to fit a wall.
- To cut styrofoam in straight line.
- Sculpt floral foam for holiday decorations.
- Cut through foam batting insulation.
- Custom-shaping a foam pillow for stomach- or side-sleepers.
- Easily cut thin PVC pipes.
- Cut down bulky cardboard boxes for recycling.
- Cut a memory foam mattress to fit your bed frame.
Want to grab one? Here are a few of our favorite models:
- Sonic Blade Cordless Rechargeable Power Knife ($19.99, Sears.com)
- Back & Decker 9-Inch Electric Carving Knife ($16.75, Amazon.com)
- Cuisinart Electric Knife ($49.21, Amazon.com)
- Wolfgang Puck Electric Carving Knife ($29.99, BestBuy.com)
- Rapala Rechargeable Cordless Electric Filet Knife ($93.98, Amazon.com)