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Paring knife
Vegetables are peeled with a paring knife. It is a small (approx. 16-18 cm) and light (approx. 20-25 gr) knife with a smooth edge, which lies easily in the hand. The blade can take different shapes: it can look like a mini French cook's knife, the edge can be straight or curved, but it always has a sharp point to remove pits. The handle can be wood or plastic. A special model consists of a paring knife with a movable guide. Sometimes the paring knife is combined with a bottleopener. [MOT]
Fruit press
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Wood hook
Spoelstraat 11, Putte, Belgium
Bautebrugstraat 9, Pepingen, Belgium
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Water is vital for both people and animals, yet before the introduction of the well-known tap water, people had to resort to wells. This well water was used for a wide range of purposes: to drink, to prepare meals, to wash the dishes, to water the cattle, to clean, etc. But next to its domestic value, water was and still is a crucial component in the industry as well: just think of breweries, tanneries, ice- and lemonade factories, etc. You can also find wells in these industrial sites. Until recently, the water well was actually a very important aspect of daily life. It was only after the general distribution of modern water supplies in the second half of the twentieth century that the use of wells rapidly declined. Only a few decades ago, water well systems were still an integral part of the landscape. Unfortunately, more and more wells fell into disrepair and many of them were demolished. In many cases the well shaft remained, but the well was covered. Not only the architectural heritage is threatened, also...