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    Posted 6 years ago

    carolembaker
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    Does anyone know what this is? It's about 6 feet tall, made of wood. Tilts back at an angle; has metal rollers at the front. The back top has an extension. The seat is worn. If you know what it is, we'd love to identify what it was for and what it is called.

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Appears to be an easel. Better yet, a poorly designed easel !
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Bobby. Regarder la peinture sur le seige. (look at the paint on the seat). May not have started life as an easel, but sure ended it that way.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      You have a point Bobby. But royal blue/black ? Guess those could be hand grips on the arms . Birthing chair ? It's late & my imagination is waking me up ! Bon nuit-gute nacht
    4. RazorB, 6 years ago
      Possibly... for working on large wagon or farm equipment wheels?
    5. Behrinmind Behrinmind, 6 years ago
      My husband and I both thought birthing chair.
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      OK. A birthing chair that is used as an easel or paint can stand in between. LOL !
    7. nollaig, 6 years ago
      The mind boggles! Could this have been an attempt to facilitate the care of an infacilitated loved one? There's an adjustable headrest and an adjustable incline. The swivel hand grips are a puzzle. The alternatives are not worth thinking about!!!
    8. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Nollaig, if you your family members brought this in the door one day, would you not run or crawl to get away ? !! LMFAO !!! One of the reasons I keep a "9" close ! LOL !!
    9. nollaig, 6 years ago
      blunderbuss2...your dismissive and somewhat derisive responses to the suggestions of others are not in keeping with the tenor of this site. I would suggest that, unless you have a definitive answer to the question as posed, you refrain from your less than constructive contributions.
    10. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Now, tell me Bobby. Was I dismissive & derisive ? I can easily live with the non-definitive & "less than constructive contributions". Those are often my usual contributions ! People with a sense of humour seem to like it or they can ignore my contributions. I honestly think Nollaig's comment is funnier than mine (unless taken seriously).
    11. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      Just so you know bb2 a long time member has a good sense of humor we all enjoy and often does solve the mystery .I am thinking it is all wrong for birthing chair as they had a opening on seat for baby to be delivered and they did not use a pulley that would cut woman on arms or legs . I think it is a piece of farm machinery and perhaps altered over time .
    12. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      If it was on wheels would think for transporting something.
    13. nollaig, 6 years ago
      My apologies! I clearly misread the sentiment of your response...a reaction which I deem to be attributable to my overly sensitive but underwhelmingly loving nature. “A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.”
    14. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 years ago
      ditto what bb2 said in comment 1: looks like an adjustable studio easel; albeit somewhat primitive example
    15. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Nollaig, you have become a wise person. Now, try "clever". No offense taken, just considered misguided. I've marketed easels & that 1st popped into my mind, considering the paint slopped on the "seat". Then, with the "hand holds", birthing chair sounded good, but no opening in the middle of the seat . I'm fresh out of guesses! If I saw relatives roll this in & it had an elec. wire with a 220 plug on it, I would be firing over my shoulder !! My Browning holds 13 rds & the 13th shot would be my warning shot !! LOL!! I carry 2 mags., so the warning shot would actually be the 26th shot !
    16. SpiritBear, 6 years ago
      Blunderbuss is the entertainment here-- the main show. Not all he says is serious, although my lack of humor makes it difficult for me to understand a lot of what he's saying (sorry, dude, but I do guess a lol. LOL). He was just a wacky American who went to an island and got wackier. ;)

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