A wooden object that looks like a sort of press. The bottom part is made of a base with two sides, one of which has a hole in it which has a piece of wood inserted in it. A solid piece of wood fits into the base and three cylindrical rods are inserted into this. A piece of wood fits over the top of all of the rods. The centre rod has a slit in the centre into which a piece of wood is inserted which pivots up and down. A short piece of string is threaded through the end of this piece of wood.

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