Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Tools
If you love pizza as much we do, we predict Breville's compact countertop machine will change your life. Thanks to powerful dual heating elements and a built-in baking stone, it produces extraordinary, brick- oven-style pizzas in about ten minutes. Whether you prefer New York's classic thin pizzas or hearty thick crust pies, you'll enjoy crispy, golden crusts and perfectly cooked toppings – every time. Countertop pizza maker gives you professional brick-oven results, right in your own kitchen. Dual heating elements on the top and bottom of the oven heat the ceramic pizza stone up to 660°F, replicating the cooking environment of a brick oven. Built-in 12" diam. baking stone conducts and retains heat evenly to guarantee crisp, golden crusts. Settings for Thin, Medium and Thick crusts ensure uniformly baked pizzas – ;no matter how generous the toppings. A special Keep Warm setting holds your fresh-baked pizza at the ideal serving temperature – ;and keeps the baking stone hot between pizzas. Use the viewing window to monitor baking without opening the lid and losing heat. Bake pizzas up to 11" diam. A Williams Sonoma exclusive.
Bring home a piece of celebrity art to use in your kitchen – and fight childhood hunger at the same time. We asked celebrities to create original spatula designs to benefit No Kid Hungry® in its campaign to end childhood hunger in America. Oversized head excels at scooping and scraping large quantities, as well as mixing, blending and folding. BPA-free silicone head won't chip or crack or absorb food odors and flavors. Heat resistant up to 600°F. Paintbrush-style beechwood handle is ergonomically shaped for comfort and control. 30% of the retail price benefits Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry®.
SodaStream has perfected the art of making sparkling water and sodas at home, a move that saves money while reducing household waste. The next-generation SodaStream Source makes a strong design statement in the kitchen and streamlines operation down to its simplest essence. Just snap the bottle in with a single push – no need to screw it in – then push down on the top of the machine to carbonate. LED lights indicate the level of carbonation, so you can easily create your perfect drink every time. Makes great-tasting fizzy water and flavored sodas from tap water in 30 seconds. Designed exclusively for SodaStream by noted industrial designer Yves Béhar, who created a sleek, streamline profile that looks elegant on the countertop. Carbonating bottle locks into place with a single-handed push so you don't have to screw it in. Customize your carbonation level with the backlit LED indicator, which provides instant visual feedback. Less expensive than store-bought sparkling water, with no bottles to recycle. White plastic casing with metal trim. 4 3/4" x 9 1/2" x 16 1/2" high. 8 oz.Made in Israel. Hazmat regulations prohibit shipment to HI and AK. Includes: One 33-oz. BPA-free plastic carafe with stainless-steel trim. Includes fizz-preserving stopper to seal in carbonation. One refillable CO2 cylinder (carbonates up to 60 carafes).
Designed to make burgers better than ever, this innovative tool shapes perfect meat patties, then stuffs them with your favorite savory fillings. Fun and easy to use, it's perfect for all sorts of burgers, from juicy beef to succulent chicken, turkey or lamb. An innovative tool for making burgers stuffed with fillings such as cheese, bacon, vegetables and chili peppers. Easy to use, a handy lifter releases the stuffed burger from the press. Forms a 8 oz. burger patty. Made of durable plastic. 4 3/4" x 6". Made in China. A Williams Sonoma exclusive.
Celebrate the holidays with fried eggs in four festive shapes: a snowman, snowflake, tree and gingerbread man. Our nonstick fry rings create eggs with precise details for picture-perfect brunches and playful weekend breakfasts. Coated steel rings are nonstick and heat resistant. Silicone-tipped handles protect hands from heat and fold down for compact storage. Shaped rings are suitable for fried eggs, scrambled eggs and pancakes. Set includes snowman, snowflake, tree and gingerbread man.
Enliven home-baked cupcakes with the playful magic of one of childhood's most beloved storybooks. From an award-winning British paper designer, this enchanting deco kit begins with cupcake liners embellished with colorful stripes and scenes of Peter Rabbit's favorite garden. Handcrafted paper toppers bear the shapes of the mischievous Peter and his charming animal friends. Colorful cupcake toppers in three styles: Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, and a decorated Easter egg with a chick and daffodil. Coordinating paper liners are made of greaseproof paper. Toppers consist of printed paper attached to birchwood picks. Packaged in an attractive box that's ideal for gift giving. For ages 3 and older. Peter Rabbit Deco Kit includes: 12 garden scene cupcake liners. 12 striped cupcake liners. 8 Peter Rabbit toppers. 8 Jemima Puddleduck toppers. 8 Easter egg toppers.
To keep cocktails, sodas, lemonade and iced tea perfectly chilled, pour them over extra-large ice cubes made in our unique trays. The 2" cubes melt slowly to keep drinks colder longer, and it's easy to create flavor infusions by freezing fruits, herbs or citrus zest right into the ice. Choose from one six-cube tray or a set of two four-cube trays. Customize cubes with your favorite garnishes. Flexible silicone tray releases cubes instantly. Dishwasher safe. Each makes four 2" sq. ice cubes; 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 2" high. Made in China.
Reel in the kids for homemade popsicles that look a little fishy but taste fresh and fruity. Pour their favorite juices, fruit purees or yogurt into these Zoku molds and freeze overnight – out pops an octopus, shark, clownfish, puffer fish, whale and scuba diver, complete with fins, grins and fun details. Use the molds for making lollipops, chocolate treats or ice cubes, and mix up the reusable “tail” pop sticks to invent deliciously whimsical new creatures. The frozen pops are easy to remove – simply invert the soft silicone molds. Makes up to six 1 1/2"-diam. mini pops. Durable polypropylene base holds the pops steady during freezing. Includes base and six reusable pop sticks with drip guards. BPA and phthalate free.
Not your average potato ricer, OXO's model offers three settings – fine, medium and coarse – that expand the tool's uses far beyond producing light, fluffy mashed potatoes. Just select your desired consistency, place cooked vegetables, fruit, eggs and more in the large hopper and squeeze the handles. Rotating adjustable disk allows you to switch from fine to medium to coarse settings by turning a dial. Fine setting is great for making fluffy mashed potatoes, baby food and cooked vegetable and fruit purees. Medium setting is ideal for making spaetzle and pressing water out of cooked greens. Coarse setting is perfect for creating chunky applesauce, egg salad and pressing tomatoes for sauce. Constructed of dishwasher-safe stainless steel. Soft comfortable nonslip silicone handle. Grooved pot rests allows ricer to sit securely over bowls and pots. The ricer, including rotating disk, comes apart for easy cleaning.
We design and craft our stainless-steel tongs to deliver consistently professional results with remarkable ease of use. Drawing on decades of experience, we equip each pair with a one-handed click-lock mechanism that functions like a ballpoint pen, along with a balanced blend of strength and comfort. Heavy-gauge stainless-steel construction and long, concave handles make them a smart choice for prepping and serving. These hardworking tongs feature customized teeth that grip, lift and transfer food with ease. The grooves are sized to fit perfectly in stovetop grills, including the Le Creuset Skinny Grill. Ideal for lifting, turning and transferring food. One-handed click-lock mechanism functions like a ballpoint pen. Customized teeth precisely fit between stovetop grill ridges. Commercial-quality tool designed and developed by Williams Sonoma. Heavy gauge 18/8 stainless-steel construction. Handles lock for easy, compact storage. Dishwasher safe.
Drawing upon more than 50 years of culinary experience, we've designed and developed an exclusive line of tools for home bakers. Our pastry crimper makes it easy to form a perfectly sealed edge on pies, stuffed pastas and pastries – such as ravioli, pocket pies, empanadas and more. The vintage-inspired wooden handle is updated with an ergonomic shape for a comfortable grip as you apply pressure. Neatly crimps, seals and cuts edges of dough. Stainless-steel rotary blade. Ergonomically shaped beechwood handle is comfortable to hold. Finger guard protects hand.
In the heart of the French countryside, the Dubost family has created fine cutlery for four generations. The design of these seafood forks was inspired by a shepherd's tool first made in the village of Laguiole in the 19 th century. Crafted of thick, heavy-gauge stainless steel, the forks have a mirror-polished finish and quality heft you and your guests will appreciate. Set includes four forks. High-quality, heavy-gauge stainless-steel tools provide superior durability, stain resistance and pleasing heft. Handles are polished stainless steel with three visible rivets. Dishwasher safe. Made in France.
In the heart of the French countryside, the Dubost family has created fine cutlery for four generations. The design of these seafood forks was inspired by a shepherd's tool first made in the village of Laguiole in the 19 th century. The thick, heavy-gauge stainless-steel forks and the aluminum crab cracker both have a mirror-polished finish and quality heft you and your guests will appreciate. Set includes four forks, one crab cracker and a pine storage box. High-quality, heavy-gauge stainless-steel forks provide superior durability, stain resistance and pleasing heft. Crab cracker is aluminum. Handles are polished stainless steel with three visible rivets. Dishwasher safe. Made in France.
Shelling shrimp and cracking crustaceans can be time-consuming, but these well-designed seafood scissors make quick work of the task, efficiently uncovering the succulent meat of shrimp, lobsters and crabs with ease. Guiding prong allows for efficient deveining and peeling. Durable curved stainless-steel blades expose leg meat in large, intact pieces. Comfortable handles offer a secure grip. Dishwasher safe.
Designed for professionals and commercial kitchens, this tool effortlessly infuses food and drinks with natural applewood or hickory flavors – without extra heat. Simply place smoking wood chips in the burn chamber, light, then use the flexible hose to add smoke in any closed container, from resealable bags to cocktail shakers. The extra-long burn chamber allows for longer smokes and easy loading. Heat is contained in anodized-aluminum smoking chamber, resulting in cool smoke at release. Gentle enough for use on delicate fruit, vegetables and raw fish without changing texture or temperature. Works on food before or after cooking. Compact and lightweight enough for one-handed use. Large opening allows easy loading of wood chips. Removable silicone smoke tube directs smoke where it's needed, perfect for resealable bags and containers. Includes 0.5-oz jars of applewood and hickory smoking wood chips. Wood does not require pre-soaking prior to smoking.
A cluster of cherries adds a charming touch to homemade pies. Whether you're an experienced baker or a kitchen novice, our innovative cutter makes it simple to create a professional-quality decorative crust. The tool quickly cuts a cherry and leaf design from a single piece of dough. Place the patterned insert in the bottom of the frame, then lay a sheet of rolled dough on top. Next, use a rolling pin to press the cutter into the dough to create a cherry and leaf pattern. Lift off the insert and beautifully cut dough, then invert the patterned dough over your pie. Designed for use with 12" diam. pastry crust.
Designed to work perfectly with a Breville Countertop Convection Oven, this pizza stone's porous surface draws moisture away from the dough for crispier crusts. Its special construction also distributes heat evenly across the entire pizza to maintain an even baking temperature. To use, simply preheat the stone in your Breville Countertop Oven at 450° F for 15 minutes. The stone can also be used with a traditional full-size oven. Model #BOV800PS13 13” diam. Made in China.
The Microplane Gourmet Slicer shears vegetables into perfect, super-thin slices – the kind of precision cuts that can be difficult to achieve with a knife. Ideal for carrots, radishes, apples, cucumbers, potatoes and other hard produce. Ultra-sharp stainless-steel blades cut uniform, 2mm-thick slices of vegetables and fruits. Includes food holder to protect hands while slicing. Nonslip end piece for stability during use. Dishwasher safe.
Keep your grill fresh and polished with a cleaner that does it all. The four-piece cleaner features a stainless-steel wire cleaning brush, polish brush and high-gauge stainless-steel grate cleaning brush designed to keep your grill ready from one barbecue to the next. Each piece secures to a removable ash handle that easily clips on and off. A great gift for your favorite pitmaster, it's the go-to tool for post-barbecue cleanup. Features a stainless-steel wire cleaning brush, polish brush and high-gauge stainless-steel grate cleaning brush. Made of stainless steel with high-heat, BPA-free plastic. Hand finished and polished. Removable Ash wood handle. Easy clip-on, clip-off design.
TheBreville Juice Fountain Elite 800JEXL is the most powerful we've found, producing a glass of fresh juice in just a few seconds. Thecommercial-quality extractor's extra-wide feed tube minimizes the need to precut ingredients, so making delicious, healthy juice is quick and simple. Extremely powerful Italian-made motor with two speeds. Superefficient –; extracts up to 30% more juice than traditional models. Extra-large feed tube eliminates need to precut ingredients. Juice is dispensed directly into a plastic pitcher with an integral foam skimmer. Stainless-steel mesh basket filters out pulp, which is automatically ejected into a removable container –; no paper filters are required. Safety arm prevents juicer from working if cover is not in place. Overload protection button safeguards against overheating. Extremely durable die-cast stainless-steel body.
This compact and powerful spiralizer transforms vegetables and fruit into healthy and flavorful noodle shapes. Three stainless-steel blades let you choose from spaghetti, fettuccine or ribbon cut spirals – perfect for making delicious "pastas," curly fries, salads and garnishes in seconds. With so many vegetables and fruit to choose from, the possibilities for delicious dishes are seemingly endless. A few choice recipes are included to get you started. Spiralizes a wide range of veggies and fruit, including zucchini, potato, cucumber, carrot, onion, cabbage, butternut squash, beets, apples and pears. Includes three stainless-steel blades: a shredder blade for cutting long, spaghetti-like spiral strands; a chipper blade for long, thick spiral strands; and a straight blade for long, ribbon-like strands. Removable blade box keeps blades clean, safe and organized when not in use. Durable BPA-free plastic and silicone construction. Suctions to countertop for stable, sturdy grip. Dishwasher safe.
Life in the kitchen is easier when you use the right tool for the task. Our apple corer cuts the core cleanly from the fruit – just insert the serrated head into the apple, then pull it out with the core. Use it to create perfect apple rings for baking, or simply as a way to get the most fruit for slicing. Part of our exclusive Open Kitchen collection, designed and developed by Williams-Sonoma. Sharp teeth easily remove core from apple. Long handle provides a steady grip. Made of durable stainless steel. Dishwasher safe.
The next generation of the fully-automatic Gran Baristo is Saeco's first Bluetooth-connected machine, allowing you to take charge of customized brewing using the Avanti app on your tablet or mobile device. Use the app or the machine's one-touch presets to brew an impressive 18 specialty coffee drinks. Enjoy high-tech brewing by enlisting the Avanti app to save and brew your preferred drinks, complete with flavor strength, coffee volume, temperature and amount of froth. Profile management system on the machine can also be customized for up to six coffee drinkers. Easy-to-use bean switcher and included extra bean hopper make it a cinch to change to decaf or a different coffee blend. VariPresso Chamber automatically adjusts extraction pressure for custom brewing, adapting to suit your beans. Patented sliding milk carafe has double chambers for perfect steaming and frothing. Adjustable ceramic grinders ensure a cool, consistent grind to preserve the delicate essential oils in coffee beans – ;with totally silent operation.
Keep water, wine or beer cold all day long in Corkcicle's revolutionary new bottle. Designed for life on the go, the Corkcicle Canteen features triple-insulated steel to keep drinks icy cold without the need to tote a cooler full of ice. Makes a great water or beverage reservoir for picnics, at the pool or on the beach. Beverages stay cold for more than 25 hours or hot for more than 12 hours. Made of three-layer insulated stainless steel. Unique ergonomic flat-sided design is comfortable to hold. Transports a pitcher of drinks, two bottles of wine or one magnum bottle of wine, or can be used as a growler for beer. Frozen drinks –; daiquiris, margaritas, smoothies –; stay frozen all day, even in hot sun.
Featuring painterly images of butterflies, botanicals and bunnies, our spatulas add fresh spring style to meal prep. Each boasts a heat-resistant silicone head that's safe for use with nonstick cookware. The paintbrush-inspired handles are designed for comfort and control. Set of three spatulas: one medium and two mini. Ideal for mixing, blending and folding as well as stovetop cooking. Silicone heads won't chip or crack and are heat-resistant to 600°F. Beech wood handles are ultra-durable. Paintbrush-style handles offer comfort and control for multiple tasks. Designed and developed by Williams Sonoma.
Grate directly into a handy storage container with this cleverly designed tool from Joseph Joseph. The pyramid-shaped grater features four stainless-steel blades – ranging from extra-fine to coarse – to grate everything from hard cheese and chocolate to soft cheese, fruit and vegetables. The top features a soft-grip handle to protect fingers from the sharp blades. The included snap-on lid lets you store contents without transferring them to another container. After cleaning, the grater can be flipped over and placed into the container for safe, compact storage. Grates and stores in one space-saving design. Made of stainless steel and BPA-free plastic. Features four grating options from extra-fine to coarse. Soft-grip handle protects fingers. Nonslip feet prevent slippage. Dishwasher safe.
Enjoy customized effervescence at the touch of a button with this advanced carbonator from SodaStream. An eco-friendly and economic alternative to bottled waters, the easy-to-use machine allows you choose your perfect amount of fizz with convenient buttons for three precise carbonation levels. Make your own custom-carbonated sparkling water and flavored sodas from tap water in 30 seconds. One-touch buttons let you choose low, medium or high levels of carbonation. Designed exclusively for SodaStream by noted industrial designer Yves Béhar. Carbonating bottle locks into place with a quick, single-handed push. Less expensive than store-bought sparkling water, with no bottles to recycle. We regret that this item cannot be shipped outside the contiguous 48 states. Includes: One 33-oz. bottle with a fizz-preserving stopper. One refillable CO2 cylinder (carbonates up to 60 carafes).
Add fizz to favorite drinks – from craft cocktails to lemonade – with this classic soda siphon. A stainless-steel mesh exterior provides durability and easy handling, while the interior ensures airtight conditions for creating sparkling water. With the touch of a lever, carbonated water is released from the spout in a steady stream. Create handcrafted cocktails, carbonated water and sparkling beverages with this classic soda siphon. Releases carbonated water in steady stream with touch of lever. Durable mesh exterior provides look and feel of old-fashioned barware. Interior is made of BPA-free plastic. Uses recyclable CO2 cartridges (sold separately).
Homemade pasta is easy to prepare with this old-fashioned Italian-made machine, the same kind used in home kitchens throughout Italy. The optional attachment rolls, stuffs and crimps dough to make pillow-like ravioli. Includes two pasta rollers, one for solid sheets and the other for fettuccine or linguine. Extension plate helps guide the dough. Clamps firmly to your countertop. Nickel-plated steel rollers. Rubber feet hold machine in place on countertop. Optional attachment rolls, stuffs and crimps two sheets of dough into ravioli. Made in Italy.
Home-baked pies are sure to cause a flurry of excitement when they're crowned with a snowflake-patterned top crust. The effect is simple to create with our crust cutter, which produces a professional-quality decorative crust in just a few easy steps. Simply roll the dough, press the pattern and layer the detailed design over filling for a sweet or savory pie with an elegant finish. Place the patterned insert in the bottom of the frame, then lay a sheet of rolled dough on top. Next, use a rolling pin to press the cutter into the dough to create a snowflake pattern. Lift off the insert and beautifully cut dough, then invert the patterned dough over pie. Designed for use with 12" diam. pastry crust.
We designed and developed our exclusive line of stainless-steel kitchen tools by drawing upon more than fifty years of culinary experience. These professional-quality tongs from the collection give you a firm, one-handed grasp on foods when you're panfrying, sautéing and grilling. They're crafted of heavy-gauge stainless steel and designed for excellent balance and control – for a difference you can really feel in the hand. Designed and developed by Williams Sonoma, and exclusively ours. All-purpose tongs with scalloped tips grasp foods securely without piercing them. Made of nonreactive 18/10 stainless steel with a polished finish. Gravity-operated lock opens the tongs automatically when you point the tool down and squeeze; tool locks when you point it up. Dishwasher safe.
This Italian-made machine brings old-world style to the modern kitchen with its gorgeous copper and chromed steel body and classic rotary turner. The simple and intuitive design, which is used in homes throughout Italy, makes homemade pasta easy to prepare – from solid sheets to fettuccine and linguine. An optional attachment rolls, stuffs and crimps dough to make pillow-like ravioli. Includes two pasta rollers, one for solid sheets and the other for fettuccine or linguine. Extension plate helps guide the dough. Clamps firmly to your countertop. Copper and chromed steel construction. Nickel-plated steel rollers. Rubber feet hold machine in place on countertop. Optional attachment rolls, stuffs and crimps two sheets of dough into ravioli. Made in Italy.
Create fizzy soda water for making cocktails, Italian sodas, wine spritzers and ice cream sodas whenever the mood strikes. This sturdy siphon is easy to use: Simply fill with water and chill in the refrigerator, then insert a CO2 charger and press the lever. Safe pressure-regulating system creates carbonated water for drinking or mixing. Easy, ergonomic lever-press operation. Between uses, the siphon can be safely stored in the refrigerator. CO2 charger sold separately.
De Buyer's Viper is the first mandoline on the market that tackles the challenge of slicing tomatoes with ease. The tool's efficient blade design ensures that even the softest fruits and vegetables are cut safely and precisely – no tearing. Interchangeable blades slice in a variety of styles from diamond cuts to julienne, while the safe, easy-to-grip pusher protects your fingers and allows you to make quick work of large batches. Specially designed V-shaped blade cuts produce precisely without crushing. Interchangeable blades for cubes, diamond cuts, julienne, strips, sticks and rounds. Quickly adjust the thickness of slices from 1mm to 8mm to suit your recipe. Specially designed pusher maximizes safety while cutting and provides a firm grip for even the smallest hands. Nonskid feet add stability and extra leverage and fold away for compact storage. Durable plastic construction. Made in France. Mandoline includes: 1 small julienne blade (4mm). 1 large julienne blade (10mm). 1 V-shaped blade. 1 storage container that attaches to frame. 16 1/4" x 8 1/4" x 7 1/2" high; 2 lb. 3 oz.
These colorful measuring utensils are well-designed essentials for family baking sessions. Molded of durable lightweight melamine, each has a pouring spout. Set includes four spoons (1/4 tsp., 1/2 tsp., 1 tsp. and 1 Tbs.). Sturdy, lightweight melamine makes them easy to clean and child-friendly. Hanging ring keeps each nesting set together for storage and separates for easy use and washing. Dishwasher safe. Made in China. A Williams Sonoma exclusive.
Indulge your inner chef with this user-friendly adjustable slicer from France. It duplicates knife skills that professional chefs take years to master, producing consistent results. This new and improved model features a click wheel integrated at the end of the ergonomic handle, enabling precise adjustment up to 5mm in thickness. The razor-sharp blade cuts both firm and soft foods like ripe tomatoes with precision and ease. V-shaped microserrated blade cuts vegetables and fruits with perfect precision. Supersharp cutlery grade stainless-steel blade. Cuts at a 19.3° angle. Slices from paper-thin to 3/16" thick. In-handle thumb wheel adjusts slicing thickness. Made in France.
Life in the kitchen is easier when you use the right tool for the task. Our hinged zinc seafood cracker makes easy work of cracking lobster claws or crab shells after cooking. Keep a bunch handy for crab boils and lobster dinners. Part of our exclusive Open Kitchen collection, designed and developed by Williams Sonoma. Made of durable zinc alloy. Dishwasher safe.
Our stoneware trivet is adorned with a medieval floral medallion framed by bands of bold color and intricate pattern. The exclusive design is made for us in Umbria, Italy, where a tradition of handcrafted pottery dates back to the 14th century. A beautiful piece for display or serving, this round trivet protects your counter or tabletop from hot pans. Made of durable glazed stoneware. Decorated with an Italian maiolica-inspired pattern. Microwavable; oven and dishwasher safe. Made in Italy.
Our founder, Chuck Williams, took pleasure in the simple joys of home cooking. He loved sharing good food with friends, and that passion led him to open his first cookware shop in the wine country town of Sonoma in the 1950s. We've captured some of Chuck's wise words on this spoon rest as inspiration in the kitchen. Quote: "Entertaining is about creating and sharing a happy occasion that reflects who you are." Spoon rest catches messy drips from cooking utensils. Made of durable stoneware with a white glazed finish. Dishwasher safe.
The de Buyer Vantage mandoline not only creates perfect slices and julienne cuts, it includes three different grating blades so you can grate a complete range of foods. Use the coarse grater for potatoes, carrots or cabbage the medium grater for ginger, Parmesan or chocolate and the fine zester for citrus fruits or garlic. The V-shaped blade is ideal for slicing soft, delicate produce such as ripe tomatoes. Sturdy stainless-steel frame with built-in V-shaped blade. Adjustable guide plate creates slices from 1mm to 10mm thick. Includes three julienne blades (4mm, 7mm and 10mm) and three grating blades (coarse, medium and zester). Patented slider holds food inside for safe cutting. Patented ergonomic pusher maximizes safety while cutting and provides a firm grip. Grates in both directions and includes a blade guard for added safety. Storage Box for blades has magnet that stays on main frame of the mandoline.