Toothpicks are made out of birch. Unless they're made out of plastic and string. Toothpicks predate humans with evidence of their use dating all the way back to Neanderthals. As humans arrived on the scene the upper class used bejeweled metal instruments while lower classes relied on twigs and porcupine quills. Charles Forster is credited with… Continue reading What Kind of Wood are Toothpicks Made of?