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Mojito muddler tool (ingredients) how to

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Mojito muddler tool
Ingredients and how to!

Ok I know this is a woodworking site!
But does that mean I need to be serious all the time?
Ok I know I’m retired due to health, but does that mean I need to sit and cry?
So I take my chances…

The project is quite simple compared to the drink.
A piece of wood on the lathe, I used mahogany, turn a bit, to a shape you like, give it some sanding while still spinning, oil it with a food oil to achieve durability and shine. Then make some cuts in it for friction, and re oil.

1. This is how it looks – all of it!.
2. Spinning the lathe.
3. Freehand making cuts (no I did not have a drink yet).
4. What you need (by the way it was Ernest Hemingway’s favorite drink).
5. Ohhh yea and some good rum, I prefer a mix of dark and medium dark.
6. Go for it!.

Mojito ala MaFe:´
A good dark rum (I can recommend: www.cruzanrum.com the dark one is excellent)
Handful of mint leaves
2 tbsp dark cane
1 lime and one half lemon (organic)
Crushed ice or ice cubes
Some soda or just cold water

Lemon, lime, sugar and mint leafs are placed in the glass – now work that muddler into it, until it’s all well mixed.
Add rome and ice and work it again.
Now add water after need and taste, and stir gently.
Parasol, straws, leafs and other toppings after coolness factor!
Go for it!!!

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mojito
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2FPHQcF6HQ&feature=related

As snack on the side I can recommend:
Sunflower seeds with raisins.
Roast the sunflower seeds golden on a pan with a good salt.
Mix 1 to 5 app. with some good raisins.
(This is a wonderful low fat snack).

Hope it can make some happy evenings around the globe,

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





27 comments so far

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HalDougherty

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#1 posted 01-05-2011 01:11 AM

MaFe,

Today you’re not a woodworker, you’re an artist! Beautiful project. I’m impressed by your artistic ability.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Sodabowski

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#2 posted 01-05-2011 01:27 AM

Yep, I concur.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Eric_S

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#3 posted 01-05-2011 01:36 AM

Mmmmm, looks delicious!

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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Flemming

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#4 posted 01-05-2011 01:39 AM

there may not be many more custom tools left to invent for your shop mads, but 2011 looks like the bar and kitchen are gonna get it ;)

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 01-05-2011 01:41 AM

nop you don´t have to sit and cry
and serius is one thing you can´t bee for more than one or two minuts at a time ….LOL

a modler is a tool needed in every serius mancave with a bar :-)
nice Japanese knife too

cheers mate
Dennis

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HallTree

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#6 posted 01-05-2011 01:49 AM

I looked, looked, and looked, I know there is a smooking pipe in there someware.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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cranesgonewild

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#7 posted 01-05-2011 02:06 AM

MaFe, you always make me smile by making woodworking fun.
Even though I’ve never heard of some of the things you make, such as a greasebox, and now this. I still look forward to seeing what you will do next.
All the best to you in the new year!
Cheers!

-- I'm a Fungi --

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Roger

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#8 posted 01-05-2011 02:23 AM

yum yumm yummm, I do like rummmm

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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TJ65

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#9 posted 01-05-2011 03:34 AM

Maybe I do like rum!!!!! :-)
It sounds very appealing and looks appetising.
Watch out Martha Stewart and all those well known cooks out there – Mad is in the Kitchen!!!!!!

(now I know we need the coffee lounge back, the how to on the snack side of things are yet to come)

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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Chelios

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#10 posted 01-05-2011 03:34 AM

Must be fun at MAFE’s house! When can we come over, what can I bring???

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Cozmo35

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#11 posted 01-05-2011 04:05 AM

I’ll take two…!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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mpmitche

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#12 posted 01-05-2011 04:53 AM

Brilliant!

-- Mike, Western New York

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Dez

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#13 posted 01-05-2011 05:03 AM

Looks tasty!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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lanwater

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#14 posted 01-05-2011 06:58 AM

I haven’t had one for a long while. I guess since I became serious…

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#15 posted 01-05-2011 12:09 PM

Mafe, Great job buddy! Glad to see your having fun with it. Blondie are on our way over for drinks. Give me an extra shot please…... LOL Hope you had a great New Years!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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