Fiskars Take-Apart Shears


Designed for tasks all over the house

I don’t consider myself a great cook, but I’ve found that for a multitude of kitchen activities, scissors are important. Whether for cutting cooking twine, small bones or a chicken breastbone, they can be very useful. Normal office scissors don’t have the right length of blade and the joint can harbor germs and food residue.

The Fiskars shears are one of a number of scissors specially made for the kitchen. They feature shorter, stainless steel blades and a take-apart joint for cleaning. However, these shears are one of the least expensive, yet still reliable pairs. — AK


Shoot, we keep pairs of these in the kitchen, office & home desk drawers and my tool bag. These are the epitome of a Cool Tool, perfectly functional, simple, clean and comfortable. — Wayne Ruffner


(This is a Cool Tools Favorite from 2006 — editors)