Mortar and pestle

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Project by Ovidiu posted 12-16-2011 06:24 AM 1085 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mortar and pestle for smashed garlic. In this is made a kind of garlic sauce called “mujdei”. The mortar is made of beech and the pestle is made of oak. Both pieces of wood are from firewood pile. I used boiled linseed oil to finish than.

Thanks for watching.

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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#1 posted 12-16-2011 10:37 AM

... Hmmm – Just beautiful.

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#2 posted 12-16-2011 01:52 PM

Nice work! I am curious who they will change color after years of use.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 12-16-2011 03:16 PM

Kelly, I use one at home, taken before I start turning. It is made ​​of linden wood and have it for 4 years. They caught a lemon yellow color, from garlic and olive oil … Just wash it with hot water, no dishwasher soap.

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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