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Cutco Cheese Knife Sheath
Sheath to protect knife edge (and fingers) Fits Cutco #1764CFor your home
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Sheath to protect knife edge and fingers. I printed mine out of bridge nylon because I thought that it might be more durable and less prone to breakage. So far I like it very well (except for the latch getting caught in the blade holes)
Sheath works great, but I slightly changed the design after printing mine because the latch gets caught in the holes in the knife blade and a very small portion of the edge near the handle is not protected.
The design I printed is labeled _original
The Updated design is labeled _updated - I believe that it is good, however, I have no need for a second cover and have not printed it.
Feel free to play with the OpenSCad design to modify for your own purposes. I believe that the design should be fairly easy to modify (parameters), but it is also tailored to this knife and I have not tried to adjust it to fit any others.
If you load both designs in Cura, you can easily see the differences in the latch - slightly wider to secure better and higher to hopefully avoid getting caught in the holes in the blade. You might also see the angle in the updated design is 1 degree greater to hopefully cover the tiny bit of exposed edge that I had in my original design.
By the way... I printed mine standing on edge as you see in the Cura photos. I don't think it will be successful printed in any other orientation.
Thanks & safe cheese cutting! (and knife storing)
Materials and methods
Whatever your desired material for printing is. Should probably be somewhat flexible. I used Bridge Nylon on a UM2.
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If you have one of these knives in your domicile, you should print out this sheath. They are dangerous! Why would such a random and/or dumb-looking knife be so sharp?!? NONE of our other knives are sharp. Why.
...Anyway, I had to have my pinky finger Derma-Bonded at the ER because of one of these knives... It will not only cut through an entire roll in one effortless movement, but your dermis as well.
I wonder if jimbojones designed this model after falling victim to this knife.