How are those decorative little devils that are nutcrackers made? It involves a lot of wood, a bit a time on various lathes, a lot of glue, and a bit of artistry. Here’s the behind the scenes look of how those wooden dolls are put together. It’s actually pretty neat to see octagonal blocks of wood get fitted together…
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. That means turkey, mashed potatoes, and also probably a bowl of nuts that still have the stupid shell on them for some stupid reason. WTF, is this the Middle Ages?
It's far from being the first Star Wars-branded nutcracker to come from Lucasfilm and Disney's marketing machine. But there's a good chance that even casual Star Wars fans won't mind having this screw-type nut destroyer sitting somewhere in this kitchen.
Halloween's come and gone, and as we move towards the holidays, those dwindling bowls of candy will soon be replaced with overflowing mountains of nuts—necessitating some way to bust open those hard shells. A hammer's a little brutish, and using your teeth is just a terrible idea. What you need is this lovely…
This handsome devil is not a hazelnut bong. It's a nutcracker. Or rather, a nut-smashed-by-gravity's-pitiless-fury-er. Your wrists will thank you every bit as much as your legumes will fear you.
The Nusskubus nutcracker, uh, system is a set of beechwood cubes with a a variety of hollows for cracking nuts of myriad sizes. After setting your desired nut in the appropriate spot, smash the other cube into it and you're ready to go. Or you could save $35, be a man and just use your fist.