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xx   NUT

Wood turning a nutcracker bowl. 11" diameter bowl features a raised center pedestal for attaching a mechanical nutcracker mechanism.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 15

Making a traditional form of wooden-figure nutcrackers. Patterned after the hero of the children's tale "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King." Requires lathe work.
FINE WOODWORKING #85 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 76

Build your own nutcracker. Two designs are illustrated.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #102 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 54

How to carve a nut bowl. The bowl is shaped like a giant walnut with a section "broken" out of the upper half of the shell. The bowl is 9" long, 7" wide and 4" deep. Carved from basswood.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring-Summer 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 16

How to carve a nut cracker. Companion piece to the nut bowl which appeared in Spring-Summer 1979 issue.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall 1979 (v.10#3) pg. 24

Tip: Use a C-clamp to crack black walnuts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1981 (v.28#1) pg. 24

Tip: Use visegrip pliers or a screwdriver to open walnuts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1981 (v.28#3) pg. 4

How to split walnuts without damaging the meat.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1995 (v.42#8) pg. 66

Make a nutcracker from a strap hinge mounted on a wooden block base.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1971 (v.135#2) pg. 134

Carved nut bowl and cracker.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #68 Sep 1992 (v.12#2) pg. 27, Insert

Elegant oak box (9"x6"x5" deep) with finger-joint corners is decorated with a scroll sawn oak leaf and acorn motif. When opened, the box reveals a built-in nutcracker made from brass and walnut.
WOOD MAGAZINE #118 Nov 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 84, Insert
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #125 Jul-Aug 2000 (v.17#5) pg. 12

Nutcracker that is easy to use, gentle on the hands, and surrounded by a wooden tray. A screw-thread cracker action will not crush the kernels.
WOODWORKER Dec 1989 (v.93#12) pg. 1176

Wooden nutcracker uses a length of 1" diameter wooden threaded rod fitted with a T-handle. The threaded rod fits into a simple box into which the nut is inserted for cracking. Turning the handle applies pressure to the nut.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1980 (v.4#5) pg. 26

How to cut wood threads. Includes plans for nutcracker cup, all wood clamps and a set of oversize nuts and bolts.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1970 (v.26#3) pg. 26