Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Colonial Cooking Trivet

I recently completed a nice colonial cooking trivet for some friends we met through Claude Moore and I was glad to see it turned out so well.

It was the first time I have made one of these, so I ended up making two because I didn't like the first one, but it was a great learning experience and also a tremendous opportunity to dig into the research on how these things were used.

After much thinking while I was making the piece and a couple long conversations with a couple of colonial period cooks at Williamsburg, I was very pleased to see this come to fruition.  Like I often say, one of the reasons I love blacksmithing so much is because of the "infinite learning curve".

Can't wait to see what I will learn next!  :-)

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