The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there
These things date from the first half of the twentieth century.
The closed spanner was used to assemble a bedstead.
Acorn Plane and Fleetway Drill
These tools date from the period shortly after the end of the second world war.
Knees of Trowbridge
A corner of a garden shed. The brush was bought in Knees department store during the time the shop was in the centre of Trowbridge and selling just about anything you needed.
All the things you need to fix your bicycle.
Might Come In Handy
People don't throw stuff like this away. We come and go but these things live on in a useless existence.
Rather more attractive than modern day padlocks but probably not as secure.
A Set of Eight
Diminishing perspective obtained with a wide-angle lens.
Padlock on Shed Door
A letterpress typecase used to organise small fixings.
The red plastic bristles may outlast the other components of this brush.
Toolbox at Cranmore
The Courts Holt Display
The First Tool
G Clamp Adjuster