1221: Wrong angle for a test tube holder, but perhaps a similar
1222: Drying or cooling rack
1223: Decorative yet functional ring for hanging things on.
1224: A cable holder of some some sort; I have no idea what sort.
1225: Concrete texturing tool
1226: Darn odd looking thing.
There's no such thing as a free lunch, but certain accounting practices can
result in a fully-depreciated one.
1221: for lifting bottles out of a boiling water bath.
1222: drying rack for paintings, or silkscreens
1223: part of a defunct "lawn Jockey" or a mooring ring for a boat owner
with a sense of humor.
1224: alignment tool? maybe you put it through a stack of something then
put in the pin in the bottom hole and lift the set?
1225: Checkering tool
1226: Matthews clamp, used to hold screens, flags, scrims and lights for
film and TV shoots.
Errm..., let me explain here that I am no expert or anything. I simply
copied your 1223 .jpg file and pasted it into "My Pictures" folder. In this
folder I have the view set to 'thumbnails' as opposed to 'icons' or 'list'.
I use windows XP Pro and IE 7 and to view the jpg image I use 'Windows
Picture & Fax Viewer' which came as standard I think.
The thumbnail (in the 'My Pictures' folder) shows string and label on a
right handed image, the jpg image doesn't. I could capture the thumbnail
image and post it somewhere, If there was any interest, I suppose. I want to
mess on with photobucket or something anyway to try and get to understand
how that works.
Anyway .... So somehow the information must be all in the jpg file
somewhere. After all on the jpg properties page it tells me what date and
time you took the image, what make and model of camera, the exposure rate,
and well all sorts apart from what you had for breakfast that morning ....
I have no special programs I don't think, apart from what came built in.
I am no geek and for the most part don't understand computers, but I like
pushing buttons and dinging bells.
Well I signed up for photobucket, but haven't got it quite right yet. Looks
like I will have to give them more freedom to muck my computer about. One
step at a time though. Anyway this link seems to do partly what I wanted.
This is a gif image I captured of a jpg thumbnail. I know, I know .........
I certainly make things complicated for myself.
It's not a killer mistake. The Rockler catalog has similar mistakes in it
as well. Look at the screws - some of them are pictured as having a left-
hand thread. This sort of thing happens all the time in advertising
because the photo editer thinks that view makes a better shot. The coffee
maker Bodum has a couple of web pages showing ice at the bottom of glasses
of iced tea.
I was thinking of:
that wraps poorly
bodumusa web site > tea > mugs & cups > Pavina > double wall iced tea
glass, set of 2 (third from bottom)
They actually make nice stuff. I've got a set of the Assam double-walled
tumblers and tall iced tea glassed.
Irfanview, Xnview... and the other image editors I tried
don't display the embedded thumbnail. It must have been
pushed around inside a bit too (by Picasa?) because the exif
location for it has been slightly moved. I could hex-edit it
(thumbnail) from the file and then view it okay with other
programs. It looked to me like the thumbnail was actually
created in your camera when you took the picture.
If you happen to have the unadulterated image from your
camera for this image and want to send/post it somewhere I
could tell for sure.
Some of us get our clues anyway we can, so yes indeed your
images are well scrutinized :)
My original was the same as the thumbnail that Merskeen posted, I've used a
couple different image editors and none of them have shown the embedded
photo so I had no idea it was there. I'll have to do some research and see
if there is a setting that determines what thumbnail you see. Yes, I used
Picasa to edit the photo, and I also used Paint to remove the thread and
Okay, I took your original image from the question page and
used the "JPG Lossless Operations" in Irfanview (ver 4.00)
to strip out all such info. It seems to have removed all
thumbnails, exif, iptc and comments okay. Modified image can
be seen here:
You can compare this version to your original if you wish.
Supposedly this is a lossless conversion using Irfanview (ie
it wasn't re-jpeged).
You may have a similar method in one of your software
Thanks, looks like Irfanview works pretty well, someone else emailed me and
recommended some freeware called "jhead" to do the same thing, but I haven't
had a chance to try it yet. Sorry, I had forgotten to post the original
image last night and was planning to do it tonight when I got home from
work, but I guess it won't be necessary now.
Coming this week on the site: three woodworking tools, a wrench, a bench,
and a mystery device.
I use Irfanview a lot for general viewing, format changing
and simple transformations. The latest version 4.10 has some
weird bugs though. Probably nothing that you would be
bothered by but I find quite annoying. So I have both 4.00
and 4.10 to choose from. See:
XnView is much the same and could easily be used just as
much. I just got used to using Irfanview and know the
keyboard commands better. See:
The full array of plugins for either of these is much larger
than the base program. I have pretty much all of the plugins
made for them too. Either program can use/run Adobe plugins
if you have some favorites.
Lossless Jpeg transformations is a plugin for either program
(part of their standard plugin array). Just be warned though
that it works on the original file being viewed and
overwrites same when applied. Make sure you have a backup
file or your original will be toast!
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