giant wooden trivet (a gorgeous rough board, d-i-y)


Danielle over at Style Files posted this wonderful giant trivet – a beautiful plank of rough-cut wood – that she saw VT Wonen, a Dutch magazine. She calls it a “pan coaster”…

…a good idea flies from one place to another on the internet…

(The black-satin cast-iron pots and pan are from Le Creuset. Search outlets for reclaimed wood by state and city at Green Eco Services.)

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6 Responses to giant wooden trivet (a gorgeous rough board, d-i-y)

  1. Merry Elizabeth Foss 11.21.2012 at 11:30am #

    I was delighted to see the black, burnished-clay serving vessel with the mad-hatter top!!! Your readers might like to know that it is ‘probably’ from Columbia, or possibly Oaxaxa, Mexico. Made of a hand-formed clay that is lead-free!!! It can be used in the microwave, oven, stove-top, without problems. I even put mine in the dishwaster! All of my table-top pieces and cooking vessels are of this genre, only in red clay. They are lovely to hold and stroke; smooth to the touch. How delightful to be able to use them each and every day; form & function blending so beautifully. I live in southern Mexico and am particularly fond of the Zapotec indigenous women’s co-op that have made mine. We have a personal relationship, and when I have visitors off we go for a visit. People can get their hands in the clay and make their own piece, fired in the open air of the family courtyard in a pit. The women are proud, independent & a cheerful group.

  2. Sally 11.21.2012 at 11:13pm #

    I have always admired those vessels but knew little about them. Thanks so much for this info and memory.

  3. michael 09.29.2013 at 6:25pm #

    NIce, my wife does the same thing when we have parties! She also uses alot of the cutting boards, serving and trivet boards I make in the shop.

    check it out, Cutting, Serving and Trivet Boards

  4. Sally 09.30.2013 at 6:25pm #

    Yeah, for sure, odd size boards make for great trivets and serving pieces.


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