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Used for tamping delicious sour kraut I made this one for a friend and i was paid in kraut…I like mine caramelized in toasted sesame…it is large and heavy Maple wood
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#1 posted 01-16-2013 06:46 AM
A very unique project.
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#2 posted 01-16-2013 01:08 PM
I like the Tamper; sauerkraut- not so much!
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#3 posted 01-16-2013 01:22 PM
I am with Lew, Good looking piece though.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#4 posted 01-16-2013 01:34 PM
Yeah it is an acquired taste maybe you have to have some German in you before like it….it is loaded with healthy bacteria and good stuff like that yummy….and it smell so good when its fermenting or called working, as kid every fall the neighborhood would gather to make it, and all the houses in my hood smelled of sour kraut
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#5 posted 01-16-2013 02:49 PM
Good one Jeffrey. If the sauerkraut fails you will at least have a good mallet! I miss sauerkraut. Didn’t have any for many years as they didn’t sell it here in Norway. Now they have it here, a German brand, but it’s a bit on the mild side. There are some good recipes for it on the net. I’ve thought about making it, but haven’t got around to it yet as my wife isn’t particularly fond of it. My grandmother who came from German immigrants used to make it on the farm. She made some real good beer too!
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#6 posted 01-16-2013 05:10 PM
Don’t care for it either but a good looking mallet.
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#7 posted 01-16-2013 05:24 PM
That might be good to have sitting on the floor next to your night table while sleeping. Nice work.
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#8 posted 01-16-2013 11:30 PM
Interesting, And about making sauerkraut...
-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."
#9 posted 01-17-2013 02:33 AM
Thanks Pete, I like how they used there fist instead of charles for the “stomping” of the kraut, did I ever tell you Pete how much I like to stomp….especially with charles…no one even said a word about the name…He is on FOX News every night…I know I am not all there
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