Ghanti ane thalo | Hand mill grinder & stand


Category: Vastu
Location: Judavant, Chhota Udepur, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This is a ghanti placed in a wooden thalo accompanied by a rudimentary paatlo. The wedge at the bottom is pulled out to decrease the gap between the two grinding stones, for the grinding of fine flour. It is tapped in with a mallet to increase the gap and produce coarser flour.

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