Cutco knife, presentation, Facts, talks about the quality of the kinfe. Ideal for Oral presentation

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The finest Cutlery.

Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of the disadvantages and advantages of common knives.

Central Idea: Cutco knives are designed to exceed the customer's expectations and to out perform the competition.


I. Have you ever wished for that clean perfect slice of fresh tomato or that dependable knife that will stay sharp for years?

II. Are you tired of having to replace your dull, dangerous knives every year and ending up with a drawer that contains a collection of mismatched cutlery?

III. As a proud owner of Cutco knives I am here to enlighten you that life in the kitchen can be a lot more enjoyable.

IV. Cutco has devoted many years to research, testing and safety to provide us with the perfect set of knives.

(Transition: Allow me to discuss the many advantages and disadvantages of common knives)


I. Millions of households across Canada own a variety set of knives.

A) Wooden handle, carbon steel blades are the most common.

1) Wooden handle knives are attractive knives, but they tend to crack, break easily, and are unsanitary.

2) Carbon Steel blades are quick to rust and to corrode.

B) Low Grade plastic handles with stainless steel blades are also widespread across Canada.

1) Low grade plastic handles are sanitary though they easily crank and break and are cheaply manufactured

2) Stainless steel blades resist rusting and corroding but they dull easily. Furthermore serrated edges (show knife) cannot be re- sharpened.

(Transition: Now that you are familiar with the disadvantages and advantages of common knives, let's look at the construction of a knife.)

II Common knives are typically constructed poorly and cheaply.

A) These knives typically consist of a partial tang.

B) Usually the knives only have 2 rivets.

(Transition: Cutco knives on the other...