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Mortars & Pestles

I finally decided that these unique pieces deserved their own section.  Which, of course means I need to make even more of them from a variety of woods.  And, that I will do.  After all, they are fun to make!  From the marketing aspect they are generally fast sellers.  I hope you enjoy the variety that I have to offer.

 

Lovely Pecan Mortar 7 Pestle

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As you look at this set turned from wonderful pecan wood, you can’t help but love it.  With the mixture of the darker and light wood this really is nice looking.  The darker part is from the heartwood of the tree.  The lighter is what is called sap wood.  It wasn’t planned that way, just worked out.  The mortar is 4 ¾” in diameter, 2 ¼” high and 1 ½” deep.  The volume is 1 cup.  The pestle is 4 ¼” long and 1” in diameter.  All the wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil/shellac mixture.  This gives the set a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  9Jul19  VP45  $27.50  Free Standard Shipping Within Continental United States.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/706315180/lovely-pecan-mortar-pestle

Pecan Pedestal Mortar & Pestle

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It makes no difference whether you are a professional chef, a home chef, or a culinary novice, you will love this mortar and pestle set turned from beautiful pecan wood.  You may use either end as the grinding end and you will find either fits nicely in the palm of your hand.  The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil/shellac mix.  That combination gives this set a nice hard long lasting natural finish.  The mortar is 5” in diameter, 2 ¼” high, and has a depth of 1 ¼”.  The volume measured to exactly one cup.  The pestle is 4 ½” long and generally 1 ¼” in diameter.  Certainly one of a kind so not something to pass up.  7Jul19  VP44  $27.50  Free Standard Shipping Within Continental United States

https://www.etsy.com/listing/719620197/pecan-pedestal-mortar-pestle

Splendid Pecan Mortar & Pestle

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Oh, the color of pecan wood can simply be splendid looking!  The wood this mortar and pestle set was turned from is such a good example of that.  While shaping the mortar I decided to give it a bit of a flare at the base.  Also, I burned two lines on the outside just for decorative purposes.  The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then finished with a walnut oil based wax.  The mortar is 5” in diameter, 2 ¾” high and 1 ¾” deep.  The volume measured at 1 cup.  The pestle is 1” in diameter with a length of 5”.  This beautiful set will come in handy whether you are a professional chef or the household cook.  I use a similar set in my kitchen.  13Mar18  VP41  $30.00 and $10.00 S&H

https://www.etsy.com/listing/600219455/splendid-pecan-mortar-pestle