The way I deal with this is by spending 2 minutes of my time, and a few pence worth, of usually scrap wood, making a tool tidy.
This set up is the one I use for fan bird carving. Not only does it save the edge of the tool, it is also safer and quicker. I know exactly where each tool is.
I use 2 to 3 different knives for the fan birds, each one works well for a particular task. This system is also a great space saver as well.