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1903. 19" long:
1904. 8" long:
1905. 10" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses on this one and a chance to win a T-shirt:
1906. 42" long:
1907. These two structures were used for a specific purpose:
1908. 10-1/2" x 3-1/2":
1903. A corner brace, also called a gear frame brace or angle brace, it's used for drilling a hole near a wall or corner where there isn't enough clearance for a regular brace.
1904. A burner for an old gas stove:
1905. A bacon rack or bacon hanger, for hanging a slab of bacon in a smokehouse:
1906. This tool was meant to be used for shoveling coal into a furnace, the enclosure form is intended to prevent scattering the coal in the room in which the furnace is located, patent number 2,141,007.
1907. These are both corn cribs, used to dry and store corn.
1908. A Parker Foundation Fastener, used by beekeepers to apply foundation to a comb box that is to be placed into a beehive, the wax foundation helps the bees draw out a regular comb.
A few years ago I posted this foundation press which was used to make foundations for the combs:
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