If the OCD Chef's Cutting Board convinced you that everything in your kitchen needs to have some unit of measurement on it, see the natural evolution of the kitchen tool-as-caliper: Creative Kitchen's 6-inch Ruler Knife has a ruler printed directly on its blade (inches on one side, centimeters on the other) so you can “chop with precision!” You also no longer will have to constantly dig through the junk drawer for the one ruler in the house that hasn't been wrapped in red Play-Doh and repurposed as a light saber just so you can cut actual dough to the right length.

Neatorama is selling the Ruler Knife for $11.95, plus shipping, at its Neatoshop. It's a small price to pay, really, for the priceless satisfaction of making everything as uniform and consistent as possible. Well, cheaper than seeing the therapist, anyway.

LA Weekly