Its summertime, and you know what that means......no not mosquitos- the bat house you built should take care of those.....it means mojitos!

But before you start making my favorite (and Hemingway's favorite) mixed drink, you'll need something to crush, mash, and muddle those mint leaves. I will show you how to make your very own quick, easy, and custom muddler.

I must give credit to my good friend Daniel Warren for coming up with the wood dowel muddler idea; I just upgraded it. 

I hope you enjoy, and please vote for me in the Pocket Sized Contest by clicking "vote" above!

Step 1: Supplies and Materials

To make your very own muddler, you will need: 
  • 1 section of wooden dowel (about 7 inches, depending on your preference)
  • 1 Dremmel tool
  • 1 bottle of Butcher block conditioner, or food grade wax/sealant
  • 1 or 2 steady hands
  • 1 good eye
Beautiful as well as functional! Using a beautiful tool is a delight.
just finished one! I had to use my vice to hold it steady. I will be making many many more for gifts and such. Thanks for the awesomeness you exude!
Glad to hear! Thanks poorchef!
Awesome, and lots of beautiful pictures!
Thanks Pen!
A torx muddler! Love it.
glad to hear!

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Bio: I'm a Coral Reef Ecologist with a passion for photography. Check out my latest project at www.thehydro.us
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