My oldest daughter and SIL came in for a visit from England last evening
with my new grandson. They also brought a gift from my ex FIL, and very good
friend, who is now in his 90's.
43 years ago in his London woodshop I used the _same_
tool in the links
below, to gracefully curve the edges on the top of a mahogany dining table I
built for his daughter and I to use in our first "flat".
When I visited him in England a couple of years ago he mentioned that he
still had some tools, and I just happened to mention in passing how I
remembered, as if it were yesterday, the ease, quickness and precision which
with this simple, old time tool came to hand and did that specific task.
Needless to say, I'm more than tickled to see both:
BTW, the label on the tool states: "Sheffield Made, Superior Quality", on
the grandson: "Pampers" ... but both are "Sheffield Made", and of superior
Last update: 10/29/06
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