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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

-- Cosmicturner





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 588 days ago

A very unique project.

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lew

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#2 posted 588 days ago

I like the Tamper; sauerkraut- not so much!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 588 days ago

I am with Lew, Good looking piece though.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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cosmicturner

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#4 posted 588 days ago

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

-- Cosmicturner

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#5 posted 588 days ago

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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ldl

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#6 posted 588 days ago

Don’t care for it either but a good looking mallet.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 588 days ago

That might be good to have sitting on the floor next to your night table while sleeping. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 587 days ago

Interesting,
And about making sauerkraut...

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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cosmicturner

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#9 posted 587 days ago

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

-- Cosmicturner

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