Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Interesting field desk has fold down front that latches in place when you want to carry it closed. Two handles on sides for carrying. Lots of great nooks and crannies, plus a divided drawer makes for excellent storage or display. Measures 29-1/2 inches wide by 21 inches tall and 12 inches deep.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 6:38 PM
Look what I found when I cleaned out my garage! When I come home from auctions, sometimes I just pile boxes in the garage. I guess I forgot this treasure from several years ago. I don't know why I didn't put this right in the store because I love it. Has some chipping of the glaze finish on rims. Some crazy "crazing" is going on here, but that is one of my favorite looks, and I think it just gives a wonderful aged appearance. SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 6:33 PM
Dovetailed box made of wood. Missing it's lid, but displays nicely the wooden dominoes within. One domino is missing from the set. Dominoes have store advertising on back for Plimpton-Hervey Furnishers, Boston MA. They were in business around the early 1900's. What a novel way to advertise their business! SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Beautiful old wooden shipping crate has Boston address on top, and the inside is lined with newspapers dating back to 1921. This would make a cool coffee table with plenty of storage inside. Measures 32-1/2 inches long by 20 inches wide and stands 23 inches high. On casters for easy maneuverability. SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 1:57 PM
Over three feet in diameter! This is a very large mill wheel made of wood. Beautiful detailing on the outer edges with smaller pieces of wood making up the entire outer wheel. They all fit together like a puzzle! I believe these were used in mills with flat pulley belts. Fantastic architectural art! Weighs almost 35 pounds. SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 1:52 PM
I have had these in black leather, but this is the first brown one I have had. Stuffed with horsehair, which is kind of ironic to me! Pretty braided trim. This one is in very good condition. Sometimes they are found with holes worn where the straw or stuffing is poking through from rubbing against the horse's neck.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 1:37 PM
This scale has been waiting in the house for months. Finally over the weekend, I sold three scales and this one could come out! Made by the Computing Scale Co. in Dayton, Ohio. Pretty white candy scale. All glass is intact as well as the scale pan.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 1:29 PM
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Hard to believe that this wagon was totally buried under the snow just a few weeks ago. You would not have even known the wagon was there! Once the snow started melting, I was able to take away all the winter decorations and finally added some new spring items.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 4:42 PM
I love the look of hydrangeas with galvanized metal feeder. Last summer I had a bucket with real hydrangeas, and I think they make a pretty pair! Old chicken waterer is missing it's lid, but that makes it useful for flowers.
Chicken waterer is SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 4:28 PM
I have had this little twig purse for a few years. I think it originally held a potted plant. I have been wanting to do something with it, but wasn't quite sure what. Then I got the birds nest which is actually cleverly constructed of dried mud and a few pieces of straw. I put them together and liked it! Then I added some blue and brown speckled quail eggs. These were blown out to empty the shell.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 4:22 PM
Great old wooden wheelbarrow just needs some TLC to bring it back to life! I think if the boards on the deck of the wheelbarrow were replaced, It would be all set as the rest is quite sturdy. Plus you have the nice, old iron wheel and hardware. Priced to sell at $65! SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 4:05 PM
Fantastic industrial look to this piece. Not only does this actually function as a table saw, it would be perfect for a manly end table. The motor was working and the saw was turning when I bought this, but I snipped off the cord as it was quite frayed. The cord could be easily replaced and if so desired, used as a real table saw. Love all the gears and gadgets. Measures 24 inches wide by 21 inches deep and stands 24 inches tall. COOL item! SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 3:56 PM
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
I was told that this box was possibly used by a leatherworker. I am not sure exactly what these tools were used for, but I do know that they are all contained in this neat carrying case. The outside is covered with cloth. The inside has one drawer and several little holes to keep the tools neat and organized, plus a few shelves.
One of my favorite components are the old clothespin type clamps made of wood with metal springs. If you don't like the tools, I can see this being repurposed as a very interesting display case. You could put just about anything in here and it would make a very cool visual display.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 7:11 PM