Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Rusted Hammer

It survived the winter on the garden bench up back. These days it stays up at the garden and is used to pound in bean poles and such. It's been around for a while. I remember finding it half buried down in our crawlspace, after we moved in and wondering where it came from, who had used it and for what jobs around the farm. Believe me. I wonder about these things. We've done some research on this property. We've investigated the families who have walked these floors before us and worked these fields. Someone gripped this hammer and probably wasn't happy that I left it out through the winter. Was I a bad boy?

15 comments:

  1. Only the hammer could give you answers..

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  2. belle texture sur cette photo, on sent le temps qui est passe sur ce marteau

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  3. yes you were. mr. brattcat would not be pleased. but i won't tell him.

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  4. It looks like it has spent many winters in your garden.

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  5. Looks as though you might have some work ahead of you to get it tooled up into shape.

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  6. I tend to wonder about the same things!

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  7. we've had a couple of those 'found tools' over the years, as well. :) beautiful photo!

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  8. For what you use it for I would guess that old hammer has some better days left. Nice post. √

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  9. I think you were only kidding...boy's stuffs!
    Hey, I like this picture, great composition!
    Léia

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  10. Wonderful textures in the photo. Hope the head isn't about to fly off that hammer!

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  11. I have those same thoughts about our old property.

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  12. Yeah, it looks like its been around for a while.

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  13. Were you a bad boy? Well, duh! Just look at that rust. A handsome hammer like that deserves to be well nicked from use, but not suffer the indignity of being left outside. I thought your parents raised you better, Birdman!

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  14. Oh I think that old hammer has a few good years left Birdman, you could make it up by being extra kind to it from now on!

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