chopper: "The modern food processor is something we take for granted - just fill the bowl and push the switch. More satisfying - and quieter - was this Victorian food chopper. Turning the handle pushes the cutting arm up and down and rotates the bowl at the same time. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1045114/The-1920s-satnav---weird-wonderful-gadgets-quite-took-off.html#ixzz2LzKhHocH
Homemade laundry detergent: 1 Box Borax- 1 Box Super Washing Soda- 2 Bars Fels Naptha Soap- 1 Bar Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap(I chose lavendar) All soap grated, THEN CHOPPED, in a food processor. Combine soap and powders and voila! All ingredients were less then $15 including the pricey Dr. Bronner's. Not including the glass jar. I have extra soap from the same batch to refill the jar, and it only takes 1-2 TBSP per load. All natural, no sulfates!