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With our local [[walnuts]] now available again, I've been trying out various tools to open [[walnuts]].  The best tool I've found is actually a Mole Wrench, which works fabulously well on all types of [[nuts]].  The only downside is that is doesn't look too good in the living room!
 
With our local [[walnuts]] now available again, I've been trying out various tools to open [[walnuts]].  The best tool I've found is actually a Mole Wrench, which works fabulously well on all types of [[nuts]].  The only downside is that is doesn't look too good in the living room!
  
[[Image:ConeCracker - Nutcracker by Drosselmeyer - red.jpg|300px|thumb|right|ConeCracker - Nutcracker by Drosselmeyer - red]]
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[[Image:ConeCracker - Nutcracker by Drosselmeyer - red.jpg|300px|thumb|right|ConeCracker - Nutcracker by Drosselmeyer - red [https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B017XRIWDE/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Amazon UK]]]
  
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[[Image:Hofmeister Holzwaren Mushroom nut cracker.jpg|300px|thumb|right|Hofmeister Holzwaren Mushroom nut cracker [https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B002LB62YY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Amazon UK]]]
 
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Lever nutcrackers with hazelnuts

Nutcrackers - tools to open nuts

Nuts were historically opened using a hammer and anvil, often made of stone. Some nuts such as walnuts can also be opened by hand, by holding the nut in the palm of the hand and applying pressure with the other palm or thumb, or using another nut.

With our local walnuts now available again, I've been trying out various tools to open walnuts. The best tool I've found is actually a Mole Wrench, which works fabulously well on all types of nuts. The only downside is that is doesn't look too good in the living room!

ConeCracker - Nutcracker by Drosselmeyer - red Amazon UK
Hofmeister Holzwaren Mushroom nut cracker Amazon UK