walksoftly

Crandall, Manitoba, Canada

Love old photo's, shiny thing, rusty things, vintage advertising & unsolved mysteries. 35 years experience as a welder, machinist, designer, manufacturer & troublLove old photo's, shiny thing, rusty things, vintage advertising & unsolved mysteries. 35 years experience as a welder, machinist, designer, manufacturer & trouble shooter, in agriculture & construction repair & maintenance. (Read more)

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Happy St. Patrick's Day - Postcardsin Postcards
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY - Postcardsin Postcards
Brass etched ewer 
Merry Christmas from up North - Postcardsin Postcards
Lifeboat article local invention - Paperin Paper
Belfor crystal bud vase - Glasswarein Glassware
Austrian necklace - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Diner photo - Photographsin Photographs
Royal Visit 1939, Brandon, MB - Photographsin Photographs
Maternal Grandparents - Photographsin Photographs

Comments

  1. That was a lot of money & little to show for it after only two years. Great story & camers!
  2. A grindstone has a flat surface & is solid.
  3. For others to enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRTYNxtbnjI
  4. I've found lot's of imitaters since, but none measure up to the quality of this piece. Fingers crossed (and eyes) LOL
  5. I've watched the video of this engine cruising at speed, amazing!
  6. Hi Rose I just saw that a few minutes ago, it made me sick to think how much the piece that I broke was worth (or what someone thinks it's worth).
  7. Thanks for the love & comments Rose. I would be a very happy guy if you ever find one of these!
  8. Looks like a homemade lifting device. The pivot point is mounted in two New Departure pillow blocks.
  9. Thanks for the love Official
  10. Could be Lometa Texas circa 1890. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth179091/m1/11/
  11. During the great depression, many people repurposed these as undergarments. Nothing went to waste.
  12. Thanks for the love & comment surfdub.
  13. Nice restoration, keep up the good work!
  14. Impressive!
  15. What scale are these. We made thousand of bales with a 14T, an excellent baler.
  16. Huhhh...what????????? :)
  17. We never leave home without our little UV flashlights!
  18. The large one is a sure shot (or similar brand) spot sprayer, fill with solvent, gas, carb cleaner etc. charge with air & clean engine parts machinery etc.
  19. Thanks for the love Brat Kevin Lady_Picker & AntigueToys
  20. Thanks for giving this some love Sean
  21. You're very welcome Karen, glad to lend a hand. More info: Aksel Holmsen Smithy, located in Sandefjord since 1932, is best known for silver and enamel floral brooches made in the 1950s and abstract ...
  22. A piece by him with picture of mark http://www.rubylane.com/item/424710-03251302/Mid-Century-Modernist-Sterling-Enamel-Norway
  23. Oops.. should be Aksel Holmsen.
  24. It could be Aksel Holmen. http://www.925-1000.com/Fnorway_marks2.html#1
  25. Thanks for the love & kind words Phil, hope you had a wonderful day. "May your heart be light and happy, may your smile be big and wide, and may your pockets always have a coin or two inside!"
  26. Thanks for the love Racer & Micheal. An Irish toast for you: "May you have the hindsight to know where you've been, the foresight to know where you are going, and the insight to know when you have g...
  27. Top of the afternoon to you, Dave! David
  28. Thanks for the love & greeting scott, you're twice the Irishman that I am! Wear the green proudly!
  29. Thanks for the love PatSea Agh & Katherine
  30. Thanks for the greetings, love & kind words Vv
  31. Thanks for the love & the comment nuts! Feel free to tip back a pint!
  32. I love old photo's! Great images of your grandad!
  33. Thanks Gar, untill a few weeks ago I would have assumed that. Now, what are you going to do with it? Store some other treasures in it perhaps?
  34. Great family treasures!
  35. I've recently been watching some videos on the restoration of an Oliver No. 80 table saw, I think it takes a 16" blade.
  36. Yes, in business since 1890 in Grand Rapids, Michigan http://www.olivermachinery.net/index.php?node=about-oliver
  37. Great family treasure!
  38. Maybe you should chain it in place... :)
  39. Perfect table to place flowers on.
  40. Great old crate! Most likely contained woodworking tool parts.
  41. Good morning to you Kerry!
  42. Thanks for the love vintagelamp & proof-file
  43. No problem Phil, thanks for the love on this one.
  44. Many thanks for the love Gargoyle vintagelamp & Roycroft
  45. Hi Jewels, thanks for giving this some love.
  46. Beautiful!
  47. No, but I do need a lift! :)
  48. Great photo's & memories!
  49. Thanks for the love fortapache jscott & Roy
  50. Thanks Rustfarm, for the love & kind words.
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