This ham-holder is a ham-cutting accessory which gives the better ham cutting possible. These ham-holders made in classic wood provides the better ham holding as it is being cut and assures both an easy manipulation and a faultless safety.
As the ham position is the key for a perfect tasting of the slices, its placement will depend on the consumption you want out of your ham. If you want to consume your ham at once, then you will have to place the hoof upwards so as to cut and savour the narrowest and fatless piece of the ham.
Whatever it is for cutting boards, kitchen ustensils such as spoons or even ham-holders, the wood remains highly used in the kitchen and like every material, a minimal care is necessary to preserve its genuine properties.
For the cleaning, simply wash your ustensils and then dry them after the rinsing along with the help of a cloth.
You also can apply some vinegar on a cloth to give back your ham-holder's brightness.