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What is this?

Peachelle1 Dec 25, 2012 07:49 AM

I got this in some of my late mom's stuff. Can anyone tell me what it is?

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  1. Candy RE: Peachelle1 Dec 25, 2012 11:32 AM

    My best guess it that it is something one might use to cut fat into flour for making pie crust etc.

    1. Robin Joy RE: Peachelle1 Dec 25, 2012 01:15 PM

      Are you sure that this has anything to do with food?

      How big is it?

      Looks like a cap-bomb to me.

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        Georgia Strait RE: Peachelle1 Dec 25, 2012 03:15 PM

        how many inches is it length?
        is the handle made of wood?
        is the fan shaped other end made of metal?

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          kagemusha49 RE: Peachelle1 Dec 25, 2012 03:21 PM

          Is it for cutting steam vents in pie crusts?

          1. goodhealthgourmet RE: Peachelle1 Dec 25, 2012 03:51 PM

            It's an old food chopper. Similar ones:


            1. wekick RE: Peachelle1 Dec 25, 2012 08:59 PM

              I have one of these and it is great to chop eggs in a bowl for egg salad. In my kitchen it is kind of one trick pony but I like using it for that.

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