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Forum topic by KnickKnack posted 11-09-2009 07:53 PM 855 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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KnickKnack

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11-09-2009 07:53 PM

I’ve been lugging this around for years – I inherited it from my mother.
But what IS it? This isn’t a test, I really don’t know.

The “base” is is about 70cm square (28”), height about 85cm (24”)

WhatIsIt?

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Betsy

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#1 posted 11-09-2009 08:33 PM

I can’t venture a guess. But I’d say this: “What do you use it for?” Then that’s what it is!

It is unique, I hope someone gives you a better explanation than I did!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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ellen35

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#2 posted 11-09-2009 09:58 PM

a waiting area for midgets?

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 11-09-2009 11:06 PM

The floral area, is it a cushion or wallpapered board?

If it’s a cushion, I’m going with kneeler or kid’s writing desk

If it’s board then it should be a display area

And finally, it could be a piece of ‘frankenfurniture’ cut-down from two chairs to serve another purpose.

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patron

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#4 posted 11-09-2009 11:17 PM

a kneeler ,

used to pray your way ,
out of a corner ?

it’s definitely the best one I’ve ever seen !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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GFYS

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#5 posted 11-10-2009 12:19 AM

I believe it to be an antique hemming platform for a seamtress to hem dresses while the wearer stands on the platform

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fredf

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#6 posted 11-10-2009 12:43 AM

a telephone bench perhaps??

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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#7 posted 11-10-2009 01:08 AM

I’m guessing it may be a shoe shiners platform?

-- How am I doing? Better than I deserve. Dave Ramsey

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 11-10-2009 02:33 AM

My first thought was the same as khop’s, but I think Dan’s idea about the hemming platform makes the most sense.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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