One Man’s Trash

Some folks love antiques for the continual collections of memories they store. Nefesh is stored here too. A great post on the importance of an antique in the family, for Cherished Blogfest 2016.

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Cherished Stool Cherished Workshop Stool

As I look around my workshop, I see hundreds of objects that are important to me. Some are favorite tools. Some are jigs and fixtures that I’ve made to make woodworking easier. Some are antique tools that were given to me, as well as some that I’ve just owned for a long time. It’s a shocking day when you realize that something you bought is now an antique. As I glanced around the room, seeking that one cherished object to write about, I kept coming back to this stool.

This stool isn’t hand made. It wasn’t expensive. It isn’t part of a line of stools made by an important manufacturer. In fact, when I first saw this stool, it was in a heap of trash at the side of the road. The cushion was torn and one leg was badly bent, no doubt the result of someone…

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2 Responses to One Man’s Trash

  1. Dan Antion says:

    Thanks for the reblog, Kate!

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