There is not much left to review after watching the video above and reading the details from Best Made Co.’s website. It’s American innovation in a small ring-size package. It’s been around since 1904 and the shear simplicity has kept it relevant in our 2012 world. Manufactured in Upper Sandusky, Ohio for over a century. From Best Made Co.’s website: • Patented in 1912 • Aluminum ring, steel blade • Titanium Nitride coating on the blade for extended sharpness • comes in a three pack (sizing below) “James Caldwell ran a railway mail route from Pittsburgh to Chicago. On the bucking train he watched over his cargo with a sidearm and ofttimes worked a knife to open twine wrapped bundles of mail. This job was a juggling act and so Caldwell invented the Handy Twine Knife: a highly useful cutting tool worn around the finger (any finger) thus freeing up the…Continue Reading
Reason one why this product is awesome: It was invented way back in 1905 and has been made by the same US based company, Bulman Products, since its’ inception. Reason two why this product is awesome: it performs the basic, often overlooked task of unraveling twine impeccably. Constructed of steel with the ability to be either table or ceiling/shelf mounted, this little invention will save your wasted minutes re-raveling a dropped roll of twine. From Bulman’s website: Elvah Bulman created his first product in 1905, a twine holder and dispenser. Over the proceeding decades, Elvah’s brainchild product evolved into a wide assortment of dispensers and cutters for virtually all types of rolled material. It wasn’t long before Elvah, later joined by his son Orville, found themselves with a small but thriving company focused on quality workmanship, creativity and service. Images above are from Bulman Products & The Museum of Useful Things websites.