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I love the little rose. I had a pair of clip on earrings like that but lost one. If I come across the other I'll see if I can find any markings on it.
At first I thought it might be a "gossip bench" if it had a pad on the lower part. Not sure but somewhere In the recesses of my cobwebbed mind I feel like I should know what this is. If it surfaces I...
A STAR GATE! all kidding aside, I love Ester110's idea - beautiful piece.
I thought it might be a book press; for binding books. But I do like to guess and take a shot at it. :) It's pretty cool looking.
Stanley groove plainer (for board planking for use in boat-making?)
looks like these could be some sort of farrier knives.
looks like an old Stanley hand-plainer - my dad has one like this, still uses it.
this is curious. my folks found one of these when I was a kid, but the neatest thing was that there was a perfectly round rock that sat in the culled-out area. Would anyone know what the round rock wa...
maybe it was made out of an old hay-rake wheel that had been cut and straightened and the spokes cut and hammered for the teeth? (it kind of reminds me of an old, old wheel from my grandpas horse draw...
:) thank you blunderbuss2 - I wish I could find answers to some of the stuff I look for- but now that I've found this site I'll have to start taking some pictures and asking "What's This Thingy?...any...
found it - I was close. It is a 'goose neck webbing stretcher' used in upholstery. I just took a shot at what I thought it might be used for because the prongs on the inside kind of made me wonder as ...
Thought it looked like a part of the base for a wall mount kerosene lamp holder. But cannot see any holes for mounting - unless it's a piece of the holder base itself. Hmmm. I know I've seen something...
It looks like some sort of upholstery stretcher.