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Coconut Grater Stool [Object of the Day #27]

Coconut Splitter

This coconut grater stool was made in 1964 by local artisan Soses Tara on Nukuoro atoll in the Caroline Islands. A serrated piece of shell is attached to the front of the stool with plant fibers, and a split coconut is rubbed along the rough edge to shred the meat.  The gracefully shaped stool resembles a […]

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