do you describe something indescribable? Simple! You let
it describe itself—with a picture, and a little help from this
handle turns a cogged gear that works best when it’s
cranked away from
the tin funnel-like hopper.
of wood has screw
holes for mounting
on the table
a given that something
fits, fills, dribbles,
pours, cascades, gets
through or goes
into the conical form.
That’s where your
collective cerebral chapeaux
play. Usually logic,
reason and common
sense are pretty good basic tools to employ in attacking the
problem, but we think this time intuition and a ouija board
might be of more use.
it a pea sheller, a carrot cruncher, a nutcracker, a fabric
pinker, a pecan
pulverizer, a lime juice extractor, a raisin seeder, a
date dissecter, a fig flailer, a cherry stoner, an olive pitter
or a cranberry
about a clue? Why not? It has something to
do with papers. Agony - ending relief in one month - we promise.
to July's "Guess What".?
all you dumbells out there—including this column—who let a
pair of WOODEN dumbells intimidate you, welcome to the club.
didn’t have the slightest clue either when we first stumbled
upon them—so we asked.
are an inexpensive homemade primitive answer to a bubble level
used in building construction. Only these were used (in Canada)
for early mortise and tenon beams in 18th and 19th century barn
or home building. By placing the pair (connected by cord) on the
horizontal beam, they could tell if it was level when they
solution to a sometimes annoying problem.*
for acquisition 8/2000