I really like the concept. One of these may be emerging from a workshop in Texas soon. How did you cut the holes?
From a design standpoint, I think a single row along the top would be better so chopped ingredients could be pushed directly into the larger containers with the knife.
"I must say as to what I have seen of Texas it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and the best prospects for health I ever saw, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here."
Davy Crockett, 1836