Customers have found it very useful to see the Video illustrating the following pointers as they get used to the new advice to cut all tall, round and oversized loaves in half before beginning slicing. It also shows how to deal with long breads and how to avoid the knife hitting the end of the guide slots simply by sliding the bread and the knife along the channel before completing the slicing action.
Only purpose designed Bread Knives should be used alongside a Simpleslice Bread Guide. For best results, your knife blade should be:
The Kuhn Rikon example in our demonstration video is ideal. Conveniently, it also has a removable blade guard which allows it to store safely in the Simpleslice channel.
We do not sell knives but below are links to two which we have tested and work well. Scalloped blades are ground to cut into the crust and continue without tearing the bread.