mudcat.org: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

Post to this Thread - Printer Friendly - Home
Page: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]


BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???

Stilly River Sage 12 Aug 19 - 10:07 PM
Bill D 12 Aug 19 - 09:35 PM
WalkaboutsVerse 12 Aug 19 - 05:44 PM
Stilly River Sage 12 Aug 19 - 04:50 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 12 Aug 19 - 03:41 PM
Charmion 12 Aug 19 - 10:50 AM
Stilly River Sage 11 Aug 19 - 09:48 PM
Stanron 11 Aug 19 - 08:03 PM
Jon Freeman 11 Aug 19 - 07:42 PM
Stilly River Sage 11 Aug 19 - 07:31 PM
maeve 02 Jan 16 - 05:45 AM
Bill D 01 Jan 16 - 10:15 PM
GUEST,Gallus moll 01 Jan 16 - 09:24 PM
GUEST,leeneia 01 Jan 16 - 08:59 PM
Gallus Moll 01 Jan 16 - 07:29 PM
maeve 01 Jan 16 - 07:26 PM
Sandra in Sydney 01 Jan 16 - 06:49 PM
Rapparee 01 Jan 16 - 04:29 PM
GUEST,leeneia 01 Jan 16 - 09:49 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 01 Jan 16 - 09:18 AM
Sandra in Sydney 01 Jan 16 - 02:24 AM
Stilly River Sage 31 Dec 15 - 10:29 PM
Gallus Moll 31 Dec 15 - 08:51 PM
Stilly River Sage 31 Dec 15 - 07:23 PM
Donuel 31 Dec 15 - 07:23 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 31 Dec 15 - 07:12 PM
Sandra in Sydney 31 Dec 15 - 07:00 PM
Stilly River Sage 31 Dec 15 - 06:45 PM
Ed T 02 Sep 09 - 04:06 PM
Rapparee 02 Sep 09 - 02:34 PM
Stilly River Sage 02 Sep 09 - 12:07 PM
VirginiaTam 02 Sep 09 - 09:24 AM
Rapparee 02 Sep 09 - 08:45 AM
Peace 01 Sep 09 - 09:05 PM
Ed T 01 Sep 09 - 08:25 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 01 Sep 09 - 06:43 PM
Tangledwood 01 Sep 09 - 06:25 PM
frogprince 01 Sep 09 - 06:19 PM
Desert Dancer 31 Aug 09 - 09:19 PM
gnu 13 May 09 - 08:39 PM
Stilly River Sage 13 May 09 - 06:31 PM
Gurney 13 May 09 - 01:31 AM
open mike 13 May 09 - 01:02 AM
skipy 06 Sep 07 - 04:46 AM
skipy 06 Sep 07 - 04:43 AM
open mike 06 Sep 07 - 04:30 AM
Liz the Squeak 18 Sep 06 - 05:26 AM
Rusty Dobro 17 Sep 06 - 08:16 AM
Tootler 17 Sep 06 - 04:50 AM
Stilly River Sage 17 Sep 06 - 01:24 AM
Lyrics & Knowledge Search [Advanced]
DT  Forum
Sort (Forum) by:relevance date
DT Lyrics:






Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 12 Aug 19 - 10:07 PM

As I move all of my office stuff back into my office (including my Dad's music collection) I found an item in a paper bag that I know is musical in nature, it's something of Dad's. I'll photograph it and post it tomorrow.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Bill D
Date: 12 Aug 19 - 09:35 PM

Couldn't open this thread the other day or I'd have agreed with the nut driver theory. I even have several similar or related items.

Yes...I have some odd tools. I'll see if I can get images of some.. (too bad the WWW changes so much that my spatula pics are gone.)

I also have a couple of kitchen gadgets that are not common any more.

I guess I'll have to remind myself that I have some Dropbox storage space to post images.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: WalkaboutsVerse
Date: 12 Aug 19 - 05:44 PM

Only 1 in my small studio flat - game of inches!


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 12 Aug 19 - 04:50 PM

I actually have a bunch of new spatulas since this thread first ran. Now that they're being made out of silicone and don't melt on the edge of hot pans I've expanded to various sizes and shapes. My favorite ones cost about $1.39 at the neighborhood restaurant supply store.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 12 Aug 19 - 03:41 PM

I inherited a few tools from my dad which I thought were odd, outdated or obsolete only to find, courtesy of Google, that they're still being made and sold, albeit in more modern manifestations.

These pics are of newer versions. Mine are 60+ year old antiques.

Radiator hose clamp pliers: I thought the type of clamp these were made for had been done away with years ago.

Split-blade screwdriver: The two blades get compressed together in the screw slot, holding the screw tightly for one-handed work. Better than magnetic screwdrivers because they work on nonferrous screws. But they're only for straight-slot screws.

Fence/chicken wire splicing pliers: I used to join pieces of fencing by twisting small pieces of wire. Now I use my antique pliers and clips. The pliers are only suitable for a specific type of clip, of which I only have 100 or so left. Once they're gone, I'll probably have to update to a newer version.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Charmion
Date: 12 Aug 19 - 10:50 AM

Oddball tools? I've got a dozen.

My favourite is the haemostatic forceps I swiped from my last military place of duty some 40 years ago. Amazingly useful.

There's also the brass pull-through for cleaning rifles, which makes a great plumb line, and a brad awl for making pilot holes. And a small hand drill.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 11 Aug 19 - 09:48 PM

That video shows it exactly. I could have looked it up but I'm working on something (putting my office back together after ceiling reconstruction) and just took time to snap the photos and load them to link.

This one came from my father's house, it has been out in my garage in a tool chest with screwdrivers and I only noticed today that it was something other than a reversible driver of some sort.

So what oddball tools are sitting there waiting to be discovered in your tool chests?


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stanron
Date: 11 Aug 19 - 08:03 PM

It might be an automatically adjustable nut runner. Push down to grip and then turn.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 11 Aug 19 - 07:42 PM

I've never seen one but the "Stanley 66-525" from your photos reveal it is a "Stanley Hex-A-Matic", apparently a type of nut driver.

See This on YouTube


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 11 Aug 19 - 07:31 PM

There was a thread at one time where we posted links to various items that we couldn't identify as far as function or name. It was about the time of this spatula thread, so I'll pull it up and if nothing else it's like old-home-week looking at who all posted. I'm willing to bet Bill D knows where the other thread is because he posted some pretty odd items there.

Photo 1

Photo 2

Photo 3


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: maeve
Date: 02 Jan 16 - 05:45 AM

"braid" in this case means "broad" rather than plaited.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Bill D
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 10:15 PM

spatula (n.) Look up spatula at Dictionary.com
    1520s (from early 15c. as a type of medical instrument), from Latin spatula "broad piece, spatula," diminutive of spatha "broad, flat tool or weapon," from Greek spathe "broad flat blade (used by weavers)" (see spade (n.1)). Erroneous form spattular is attested from c. 1600.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: GUEST,Gallus moll
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 09:24 PM

Dinna ken!


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 08:59 PM

The spattle-braid is for braided bread, presumably.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Gallus Moll
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 07:29 PM

a spirtle/spurtle /spurtil is for stirring porridge (or anything else) while it is coming to the boil - which I imagine all Scots know.

- can also mean a wooden or iron 'spattle' for turning bread in firing

a spurtle-braid is a wooden 'spattle' for turning bread in firing

I hadn't heard of the spattle till I checked my Scots dictionary -- - maybe the precursor of a spatula?

NB Sandra - a spurtle is not balanced in the same way as a bodhran tipper! Definitely used for stirring


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: maeve
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 07:26 PM

Spurtles are real, and quite useful when you need to continually stir.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 06:49 PM

Leeneia wrote About spurtles - are you sure someone isn't having you on? They look like bodhran tippers.

The Irish must have been inspired by the Scots!


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 04:29 PM

Please define "spatula," with pictures and diagrams.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 09:49 AM

I own 8 spatulas. Two of them (small and yellow) were only used for cat food. Sad to say, we lost our dear Little Lady to kidney failure 10 days ago. I miss her.

Two other spatulas are large, strong, and can handle high heat. They looked like a good idea in the store, but proved to be of little use.   

Sometimes, especially when we are having a dinner party, all eight spatulas get used.

I think that a person can spend lots of money on a fancy stove or glamorous countertops and not add much pleasure to their cooking. But buying a $6 spatula rather than a $2 spatula will make a lot of difference.   
===========
About spurtles - are you sure someone isn't having you on? They look like bodhran tippers.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 09:18 AM

To borrow a phrase from Billy Bob Thornton's character Karl in Slingblade:

"Some call it a spurtle. Some call it a stick. I call it a stick."


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 01 Jan 16 - 02:24 AM

but they are very elegant and practical

sandra (who does not own a spurtle but will check out the woodworkers at Easter)


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 31 Dec 15 - 10:29 PM

I have one of those. Never figured out how it would actually work, there isn't much to it.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Gallus Moll
Date: 31 Dec 15 - 08:51 PM

Have spirtles (spurtles) been mentioned in this thread? (sorry, too late at night to trawl all the way through it to check---) Most Scots at least have one or more in their kitchen implement container(s)----


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 31 Dec 15 - 07:23 PM

You don't see a guy for months on end, then you utter the word "spatula" and he turns up within a few minutes.

I'm sure those spatulas arrived at the aquarium through honest, and possibly disastrous, routes. Such as the contents of flooded homes washing downstream, and the spatulas rose to the top of the current to be picked up. Who would discard a perfectly good spatula?


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Donuel
Date: 31 Dec 15 - 07:23 PM

Ours spawn one more every 10 years


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 31 Dec 15 - 07:12 PM

The spatula as art medium.

Sealife sculptures at Exploration Tower in Port Canaveral, Florida, made entirely of plastic junk, including clothes hangers, parts of children's toys, and LOTS of spatulas


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 31 Dec 15 - 07:00 PM

awwww!

& I have 5 spatulas, 2 are small (1" wide) silicon items with plastic handles, the other are larger plastic spatulas with wooden handles.

I almost forgot the old one-piece rigid plastic spatula with my cleaning stuff.

sandra


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 31 Dec 15 - 06:45 PM

Spatula and Ring In Space

Every day people are coming up with new and interesting ways to pop the big question. Sending a ring to space, however, is a new one.

Using a perfectly good wooden spatula and a weather balloon as a spaceship, Shawn Wright rigged his fiancé's engagement ring to the vessel. He also, of course, attached a trusty GoPro in order to capture the whole thing on video. At the end of the clip, he asks his then-girlfriend to marry him.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Ed T
Date: 02 Sep 09 - 04:06 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CupN28y-K24


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Rapparee
Date: 02 Sep 09 - 02:34 PM

And then use them to clean your spatulas!


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 02 Sep 09 - 12:07 PM

EWwwwww, guys. Don't spoil your spatulas in the loo. Use your Scotchbrite pads for that . . .


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 02 Sep 09 - 09:24 AM

broke mine cleaning the toilet bowl the other day. just can't count on anything these days.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Rapparee
Date: 02 Sep 09 - 08:45 AM

You know, I've heard of working it out with a slide rule and a calculator and even a pen and paper, but...perhaps it's time to see a doctor?


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Peace
Date: 01 Sep 09 - 09:05 PM

I own ONE. I found it today. It was stuck in the toilet bowl. Washed it and it works just fine.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Ed T
Date: 01 Sep 09 - 08:25 PM

Anyone have this one?

http://www.zazzle.ca/spatula_city_uhf_apron-154945780228990637


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 01 Sep 09 - 06:43 PM

You don't really need a spatula until you're ready to "turn professional" and start earning a living from your music. At that point, you'll find that having your own spatula makes it much easier to find a day job working as a short-order cook.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Tangledwood
Date: 01 Sep 09 - 06:25 PM

Forgive me, I'm new to this. I have several picks, a capo and a metronome. At this stage of my playing do I need a spatula or should I wait until more experienced?


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: frogprince
Date: 01 Sep 09 - 06:19 PM

My wife has at least one nice new one. She won it for bringing the most decrepit old spatula to a houseware party.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Desert Dancer
Date: 31 Aug 09 - 09:19 PM

dangerous spatula (and many other objects, at that site)

8~)


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: gnu
Date: 13 May 09 - 08:39 PM

I was remiss on the day. Had to use a flimsy plastic spatula to divvy up Mum's pizza. With good purchase and care, it was accomplished without incident, but I shant take any more such chances. I shall be at the Dollar Store first on the morrow and purchase a number to avoid such future potential calamity.

Welllll, it's 5 to 0 for the Penguins and my regular chat is empty, so I thought I would regale you with my itinerary for spatulas next day. Yes, I do lead an exciting life. I shall be spatula shopping soon. Maybe... I only make pizza every fortgnight or so, so it's not like it's an emergency.

OH! The Caps just made it 5 to 1... must get back to the game as it gets exciting.....


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 13 May 09 - 06:31 PM

I'm not sure what that was about skippy--I skipped through it, but I don't think any of those characters is going to pull out a spatula when they have lightning bolts and slime to fight off giant whelks. Or did you put in a totally incongruous link just for the hell of it?

SRS


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Gurney
Date: 13 May 09 - 01:31 AM

Her Indoors has a few of these uninteresting ones, but MY spatulas are good! One artists spatula, six plasterers, three bricklayers trowels, four scrapers (spatula type,) and then we get on to plasterers floats and other devices that perform the same functions, more or less....


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: open mike
Date: 13 May 09 - 01:02 AM

refresh...or turn it over once again...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XbCWmY0eqY

www.youtube.com/watch?v=CupN28y-K24

www.pixelscapes.com/spatulacity/

http://www.virtualspatula.com/

http://www.cafepress.com/virtualspat

i suggest you avoid: http://spatulaofdeath.com/

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=78068#1399861

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=78044#1401202

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=78107#1400634

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=78086#1399527


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: skipy
Date: 06 Sep 07 - 04:46 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uikZ7FpbKs
Skipy


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: skipy
Date: 06 Sep 07 - 04:43 AM

They are going to need a spatula to scape those kids up if they don't put there seat belts on!
Skipk


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: open mike
Date: 06 Sep 07 - 04:30 AM

Spatula World!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XbCWmY0eqY&mode=related&search=


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 18 Sep 06 - 05:26 AM

Forgot to say.. bought a new one in Italy in May... a dainty little thing, just perfect for getting the last scrape of mayonnaise out of the jar.

LTS


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Rusty Dobro
Date: 17 Sep 06 - 08:16 AM

Anyone remember Horace Spatula, voice of the Amazing Infra-Draw Method on Radio Luxembourg in the 1950's? 'I have personally won over three million pounds.........' For full nostalgic effect, read that out with the voice fading to a crackle of static half-way.) Now he was the man - nobody 'owned' him!

Sorry, Auslanders, it's a Brit thing, and elderly Brits at that. (retires hurt, humming 'By The Time I Get To Keynsham')


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Tootler
Date: 17 Sep 06 - 04:50 AM

I wouldn't do any of those things with my spatula after what has been on it. Leaving aside the fact it is too small.

I found one of mine the other day. I thought I had got rid of them all when I retired.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 17 Sep 06 - 01:24 AM

If you can you fit your snow shovel into a bowl in your kitchen and scrape the whipped eggs neatly and completely into the pan to scramble them, then I suppose you can count it.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate
Next Page

 


You must be a member to post in non-music threads. Join here.


You must be a member to post in non-music threads. Join here.



Mudcat time: 25 August 4:57 AM EDT

[ Home ]

All original material is copyright © 1998 by the Mudcat Café Music Foundation, Inc. All photos, music, images, etc. are copyright © by their rightful owners. Every effort is taken to attribute appropriate copyright to images, content, music, etc. We are not a copyright resource.