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Old 03-02-2014, 07:37 AM   #71
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I've wondered if it's only one of a set of two. If there were two of them, maybe they could be inserted into notches on either side of a special pan and used to lift the pan. It looks rarely used and maybe is waiting for it's partner to show up so both can be used for it's intended job. However, it also looks like it's made to rock back and forth while doing it's job. Maybe it fits into a special container to do it's job, like a nut chopper so as to not chop too fine. I'll be back.

Yeah, because no one knew what it was for!
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Old 03-02-2014, 10:19 AM   #72
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Thanks, Step, about how sharp the middle 'tine' is. That adds to my knowledge of things that don't help me figure out what the darned thing is. LOL But every little bit helps.
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Old 03-02-2014, 10:24 AM   #73
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I too am glad you posted the measurements. It look a lot bigger in the picture.
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:02 PM   #74
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Have you posted it at reddit.com/r/whatisthisthing/new
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Old 03-05-2014, 04:44 AM   #75
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Hi, I had never heard of Reddit but my brother did post a picture on here although I've yet to hear any breakthrough! I would love to put a definitive name to it instead of thing!!
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Old 03-05-2014, 01:25 PM   #76
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I also thought it was much bigger. The measurements are important.

So far nothing on my facebook page or another cooking forum.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:05 PM   #77
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My favorite mystery show! I've listed a few things about it that were scattered in different posts to help clarify my mind.

Weighs about 4 ounces
Length----top to bottom about 5 inches
width---not given but I'm guessing about 3 inches
Wooden handle.

It was in a drawer with nail polish, nail clippers, a brochure, a battery and other 'stuff' ---- but in the kitchen.

Step---- is that middle protrusion sharp in any way---- maybe not knife sharp but enough to cut through 'something'? It looks beveled, is it?

This will haunt me until an answer is found!
Perhaps it was bought as a gift because the giver knew Granma was a keen cook but G didn't know what to with it and it ended up in the drawer where unwanted presents go to die
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Old 03-06-2014, 12:33 PM   #78
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This tool may have nothing to do with cooking. Maybe we are barking up the wrong tree?
This may be why we cannot ID it.
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Old 03-06-2014, 12:37 PM   #79
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This tool may have nothing to do with cooking. Maybe we are barking up the wrong tree?
This may be why we cannot ID it.
I think that uses other than cooking has been explored here already. Maybe not for everything, but a lot. Still a mystery.
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Old 03-06-2014, 12:43 PM   #80
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I think this is a first for DC. We have always been able to ID mystery items before this. What has become of us?
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