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The Bjørklund Cheese Slicer

The original cheese slicer invented by Thor Bjørklund in 1925. Bjørklund was a carpenter by profession. The design is based on the carpenter’s plane with a similar sharp blade being drawn draw across the cheese and was borne of the … Continue reading

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The Acme “Thunderer”

The Acme whistle company was established in Birmingham 140 years ago by Joseph Hudson and has developed and patented over 40 different whistle designs including the iconic Acme Thunderer. Hudson a farm worker from Derbyshire moved to the city of … Continue reading

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The Glencairn Whisky Glass

Since production began in 2001, The Glencairn Glass has become the standard whisky-drinking glass to be used at distilleries, competitions and better-informed bars around the world. On its box, you can read how the glass tapers to provide an ‘ease … Continue reading

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The Jerry Can

Simply put, a Jerry can is a container for fuel or water. Its design Originated in Germany in the 1930s as a need for efficient fuel distribution systems became urgent – the Germans had thousands of Jerry cans stockpiled by … Continue reading

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