Author Archives: Paleotool

About Paleotool

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee fiddler...mostly

Egg Delivery, Vietnam

I leave you with the Vietnamese egg delivery bike.  An ingenious contraption found on the Scooterist blog. About these ads

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Another Workbench

A real beauty.  Sits like a desk and would be a great workspace for just about any maker.

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Street Harper

Found at Vintage Everyday.

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Awesome House-Car of the 1920s

Found on the Vintage Everyday blog.  It is thought to be from circa 1926 and is a real beauty.  It has some nice details as well.  The sign on the roof, lightning rods, and even a little chimney.  A great … Continue reading

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Simple Wisdom

“It is never too late to give up your prejudices.” Henry David Thoreau, Walden 1854.

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Thoughts on Labor

The aim of the laborer should be, not to get his living, to get “a good job,” but to perform well a certain work; and, even in a pecuniary sense, it would be economy for a town to pay its … Continue reading

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Some P.G. Wodehouse

Some thoughts about the perils of vanity printed in (where else?) Vanity Fair 1914. I have added an essay under the “WORDS” page from one of my favorite authors, P.G. (Plum Good) Wodehouse.  It’s just over a hundred years old … Continue reading

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