Wooden Skewers
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A Wooden Skewer is a Skewer (essentially a stick with a pointed and a non-pointed end) made from various sorts of wood such as Bamboo, Mesquite, etc.

Wooden Skewers are beneficial because they are inexpensive and disposable (no cleaning after use).

The major shortcomings of Wooden Skewers are that they can be flammable, can crack, splinter or break, and they have less weight-bearing capacity than Metal Skewers.

To prevent splintering and help build heat resistance, Wooden Skewers are frequently soaked in water for a few hours (even overnight) before use.  Soaking won’t make them entirely flame-proof or splinter-resistant, but it will help.