it's not a bread knife, it's the Sandwich Knife
it's not a bread knife, it's the Sandwich Knife
For updates on the Sandwich Knife and when it will be available for purchase, please visit: www.theSandwichKnife.com
For updates on the Sandwich Knife and when it will be available for purchase, please visit: www.theSandwichKnife.com Read more
About this project
If you are here, you are probably looking for the Sandwich Knife. Unfortunately we did not meet our funding goal on Kickstarter, however, we have had a number of unique inquiries to help move the project forward. Over the coming months we will be exploring these opportunities from outside investors and hope to have the Sandwich Knife ready for retail late 2015 or early 2016. To keep up-to-date, please visit www.theSandwichKnife.com and click subscribe to receive a coupon code when the Sandwich Knife is produced and ready to ship. Thanks for checking out the Sandwich Knife!
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About this Project:
It’s not a bread knife, it’s the Sandwich Knife. It happened almost 300 years ago, Britain’s greatest contribution to gastronomy, the sandwich. John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, created the sandwich as a way to eat a meal while gambling with friends. Since his time, not much has changed with the mighty sandwich.
What is it:
The Sandwich Knife is designed to cut fresh bread creating the perfect sandwich vessel for making the ultimate sandwich. The Sandwich Knife allows you to eat your sandwich as you intended; with all the ingredients remaining inside the sandwich and without the sauce running down your arms.
How it Works:
The Sandwich Knife incorporates two parallel and vertically offset blades with specially designed teeth that can cut two perfectly connected slices of bread at one time. The vertically offset blades do not cut through the bottom crust between the slices, keeping the bottom crust between the slices intact, which holds all the sauce and ingredients inside the sandwich where they belong!
How to make a sandwich using the Sandwich Knife:
Once the fresh bread has been cut with the Sandwich Knife, simply open the two connected bread slices, spread your sauce, add as many ingredients as you want, then you are good to go.
How to eat a Sandwich Knife sandwich:
With your hands holding the sandwich, they naturally seal two of the three remaining open edges of the sandwich. This leaves just the one open edge on the top from which to eat. This configuration creates a perfect sandwich seal with all the ingredients and sauce remaining inside the sandwich.
Key Benefits and Features:
- Consistently better sandwiches
- Pile in as many ingredients as you want. You won’t have to worry about sandwich slippage again!
- Make a sandwich as saucy as you want, no more sauce running down your arms
- Can anyone say the best chili sandwich ever? No fork required
- Made in the USA
- Simple design and easy to clean – dishwasher safe
Evolution of the Sandwich Knife:
- October 2014 - Idea & Prototyping
- October 2014 - Patent filed
- December 2014 - Industrial design completed
- January 2015 - 3d modeling + printing completed and tested
- March 2015 - Design finalized with manufacturer
- April 2015 - Working prototype with actual blades successfully tested
- May 2015 - Kickstarter launch!
- June 2015 - Kickstarter complete!
- June 2015 – Mold for handle ordered
- October 2015 - Production & packaging begins
- October 2015 - Shipping to our fabulous Kickstarter supporters!
What the Funds will be used for:
The funds raised through this Kickstarter campaign will be used to help reach the minimum production required to retail at this price. All the research, design, prototyping, and patent work involved with the Sandwich Knife is already paid. Your preorder is strictly to help reach the minimums required to produce this product in America.
Risks and challenges
We have worked with engineers and designers to complete the final design and have produced a functional prototype. The Sandwich Knife and my manufacturer are ready for production.
As with any new project, there can always be unexpected challenges, but at this point with the Sandwich Knife we are confident in our timeline as our manufacturer does not foresee any risks with making the timeline work. Even so, we have added additional time just in case something does come up. Hopefully, we can ship early.
In addition, we have chosen to manufacture in the USA at a slightly higher cost than other regions based on quality, locality, and history. We feel doing this not only supports business in North America, but also reduces any additional risk or challenges associated with manufacturing a new product overseas.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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