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Witch posts are almost exclusively a feature of the North York Moors region. It is a solid upright timber of oak or rowan wood which is built as part of a house's structure, often by the fireplace. It has a carved cross near the top of the post and it is thought their purpose was to protect the house and its inhabitants from witches.
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Years later, as a college student, I was given a handful of these tools, and when the time comes I hope to pass them on to my children, or future grandchildren. One of the many tasks my grandfather did to earn a living was watch and clock repair. Deep in the recesses of his workbench, I recovered a pair of tools I still use today:.
He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. There seems to be something of a trend these days of makers scooping up vintage tools, showing them off online, and then doing restoration videos for them. There is something special about an old tool that gets handed down to you or that you find at a flea market or garage sale, or in the trash, and that you bring back to life. Old tools are often better made, super-cheap to acquire, and have that patina of age and memory that give them a special quality no new tool can match.
Across the nation, yard-sale season is in full swing. Led by the Boomer generation and inspired by Marie Kondo, who has been applying her organizational skills to helping the less tidyresidents everywhere are downsizing their possessions. Everything from clothes to toys, books to knickknacks, and bicycles to blenders is headed to rummage sales, church sales, and garage sales.