Balancing Knife

A heavy rounded base lets the stainless steel knife tilt without falling and keeps your tabletop clean.

$20.00

Up And At 'Em

Flatware is great and all, but what's it doing just lying down on the table? Get up, flatware! Look alive! It's dinner time! Enter this boldly balancing butter knife. A heavy rounded base lets the stainless steel knife tilt without falling, while the stand up design keeps your tabletop safe from jam smears and butter catastrophes. Made in China.

Made from
stainless steel
Measurements
8.25" H x 1.5" diameter
Care
Dishwasher safe
Item ID
27091

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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
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will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.

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UncommonGoodsBalancing Knife
 
5.0

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (6)
  • Convenient (6)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Well built / quality (6)
  • Dishwasher safe (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Entertaining (5)
  • Gifts (5)
  • Simple meals (4)
  • Elaborate meals (3)
  • Small kitchens (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual cook (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (4), No (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (4)

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5.0

No more butter on the table!

By 

from Tulsa

About Me Casual Cook

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Compact
  • Convenient
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Elaborate Meals
    • Entertaining
    • Gifts
    • Simple Meals

    Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

    I was trying to think about inventing something like this when I came across your website

     
    5.0

    Cool and unique gift for someone who has everything

    By 

    from Boston, MA

    About Me Avid Cook

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Compact
    • Convenient
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Entertaining
      • Gifts
      • Simple Meals

      Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

      Every morning, husband makes sandwiches to take to work for lunch. He usually leaves the knife on the table where he prepares the sandwiches, so he can use it the next day (after wiping/rinsing it off of course). Although this isn't a "problem," I thought it would be fun for him to have his own knife for sandwich making, and it is kinda cool the way it stands up. Also, he doesn't have to worry about finding a napkin or a plate to set it on so he doesn't get humus on the table. He makes his lunch before 6 am and before coffee, so anything that streamlines the process is appreciated.

      It should be noted that this isn't technically a knife, since the edges are smooth and not serrated. It really is a spreader. It might cut through soft bread, but probably not the crust.

       
      5.0

      Genius!

      By 

      from Conroe, TX

      About Me Casual Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Convenient
      • Dishwasher Safe
      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

          I received this knife as a gift then decided to gift on to two of my siblings. This is an awesome invention! No more mess on the table and so easy to hold!

           
          5.0

          Makes buttering bread so much easier!

          By 

          from Tappan, NY

          About Me Casual Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Convenient
          • Dishwasher Safe
          • Easy To Use
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Commercial Kitchens
            • Elaborate Meals
            • Entertaining
            • Gifts
            • Large Kitchens
            • Simple Meals
            • Small Kitchens

            Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

            I put this next to my butter dish. I love that the butter on the knife doesn't mess up my tablecloth. It's so clever! Happy I found this product. I bought 3!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            For my house

            By 

            from Elk Grove, California

            About Me Avid Cook

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Brought smiles to every face
            • Compact
            • Convenient
            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Easy To Use
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

            • Wish for a discount, buying 1/2 dozen ,or 1dozen

            Best Uses

            • Elaborate Meals
            • Entertaining
            • Every day, holidays too
            • Gifts
            • Large Kitchens
            • Simple Meals
            • Small Kitchens

            Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

            Love it saves the table cloth and plate chargers

            Service and delivery comments:

            Excellent, as always

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This is great!

            By 

            from New Jersey

            About Me Casual Cook

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Compact
            • Convenient
            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Easy To Use
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Entertaining
              • Gifts
              • Small Kitchens

              Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

              I keep my knife on the counter, ready for use. I find that everyday there are times I reach for this knife, use it, quickly wash it and set up for the next time I am spreading butter, jelly, cheese or peanut butter. It saves on many knives getting piled up in the dishwasher after a single use. While being used, the standing function eliminates messes on the table or countertop. It is a great concept. I have given these as hostess gifts and have one for myself.

              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Other

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              The answer I did not know existed - a balancing butter knife

              By 

              from Denver, CO

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • A conversation piece
              • Easy to clean
              • Handy To Find

              Cons

              • Price Prohibits 1 4 Each

              Best Uses

                Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

                Glad we have one...

                Service and delivery comments:

                Delivery was prompt

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah
                 
                5.0

                great knife

                By 

                from livonia,mi

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

                I use mine every day

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Less Mess

                By 

                from New Kensington, Pa

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Heavy duty
                • nicely made

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Butter On Crowded Table
                  • Mayo At Picnics

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

                  Great knife. My mother likes nice sit down dinners but the butter knife always ends up falling off the side of dish onto the table cloth not anymore great little gadget. And I think it would be awesome for the mayo jar at the picnic table.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Christmas or Hanukkah

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Knife wobbles but it won't fall down

                  By 

                  from San Francisco, CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Design
                  • Innovative
                  • Shiny
                  • Useful
                  • Whimsical

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Ever-ready
                    • Kitchen
                    • Toast

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Balancing Knife:

                    This cutting edge item solved so many issues in my life. No more sticky, buttery spots on a tablecloth, placemat or clean table. Immediately re-grabbable when you need to keep up with the loaf of toast you just can't seem to stop eating. Quite a conversation starter and the envy of all my knife-wielding pals.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Birthday

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