This tamper works fine. For the price it was very reasonable. However to be a GREAT value the tamper could be redesigned for multifunctional use. Instead of having two flat ends of different diameter, make the small end rounded so that it can be used to tamper within miniature muffin pans or other pans with more angled sides.
The wood is smooth, easy to hold, and cleans up effortlessly. With a little more thought it could be a very useful kitchen tool
Best Answer:A traditional tool used by pastry chefs, a tamper makes it easier to even out the pastry within a tart shell.This tart tamper is approximately 6"" tall with the top end having a diameter of 1 1/4"" and teh bottom end having a diameter os 1 1/2""