When you’re faced with an inviting wheel of cheese, instinct can kick in: “Reach for the nearest sharp utensil and start hacking.” This is a mistake. Just as there are preferred knives for slicing bread, filleting fish, and dicing vegetables, certain cheese knives are designed for specific types of cheese.

Want to serve a picture-perfect grazing board at your next dinner party? Here’s a handy infographic illustrating all the different cheese knives, and which styles you should use them for.