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Old 06-29-2009, 06:34 PM   #1
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What is this tool?

I've come across a kitchen tool that looks like this:


I'm curious as to what it is used for?

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Old 06-29-2009, 06:45 PM   #2
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Looks like a "pitting" tool. Something that could be used to remove olive or cherry pits. You might Google "cherry pitting tool" and see what shows up in images.
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Old 06-29-2009, 06:49 PM   #3
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It's an old fashioned eyeball poker-outer.
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Old 06-29-2009, 06:55 PM   #4
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Hahaha yep, it appears to be an old cherry pitter! Thanks so much!
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:16 PM   #5
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It's an old fashioned eyeball poker-outer.

eyeball poker-outer????

I think you've been having a little too much goulash.
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Old 06-30-2009, 10:28 AM   #6
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cherry pitter. might work for big olives too
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