Friday, May 10, 2013

Pie Multi-Tools

Behold the missing link between Martha Stewart and Moby Dick: the scrimshaw pie multi-tool.

6 Pie Crimpers 460

On a recent Venue visit to the New Bedford Whaling Museum, I was captivated by a gallery filled with scrimshaw items, carved by American nineteenth-century whalemen as gifts for mothers, wives, and sweethearts during their long sea voyages....[S]crimshanders carved baleen, walrus tusks, and whale teeth into hundreds of thousands of pie crimpers.

Read the rest at Pie Multi-Tools at edible geography, Everybody Eats' latest food related blog find

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