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DukeEasy Pecan and Nut Cracker
Duke manufactures nut crackers that are simple to set up and use. For the Duke Nut Cracker, simply screw the threaded handle into the nut cracker and voila!
No tools required for assembly. Built sturdy and adjustable.
Can be brittle.
Cracker and base
Nickel plated steel/wood
9.1 x 2.5 x 2.4 inches; 1.5lbs
No assembly tools
OXOGood Grips Nut Cracker
With OXO’s innovatively designed and manufactured nut and seafood cracker, seafood and walnuts stand no chance when this solid stainless steel cracker puts on the squeeze.
Attractive stainless steel construction. Good weight.
Quality of steel is poor. Shrimps could get mangled with this seafood cracker.
Nuts and sea foods
10.3 x 4.2 x 0.6 inches; 0.11lbs
If you are looking for a good gift, you should consider the Drosselmeyer Nutcracker which comes in a beautiful gift box; Drosselmeyer has outdone itself in this nut cracker.
Suitable for old and young because of its patented mechanism that reduces the need for exertion by up to 80%.
May not be suitable for very hard nuts like black walnuts; handle could break.
4.2 x 3.5 x 4.8 inches; 0.15lbs
Container to collect shell
Kurt Adler Wooden Gingerbread Nutcracker
Add a festive touch to your holiday decor by going for Kurt Adler’s collection of nut crackers. The Kurt Adler Gingerbread Nutcracker is carefully crafted to last for many years.
Very handsome nutcracker.
The box and packing are flimsy.
17 x 7.2 x 6.2 inches; 2lbs
Easily doubles as holiday decor
Texan Nut ShellerTexan “York” Nut Sheller
Simplicity is genius, and that’s what the Texan Nut Sheller brand stands for. The Texan “York” Nut Sheller is designed to crack nuts with minimal squeeze.
Requires little pressure to crack nuts. Very simple. Easy to use.
The Phillips screws fastening the cutting plates to the sloped jaws are very short, making them loosen easily.
Nuts and sea foods
2 x 5.5 x 9.5 inches; 0.4lbs
Shields shell from scattering