This object is an example of something still being made today, but almost exclusively out of plastic.
Real hobbyists get to a level that few will see. Some of them will use this tool
It says “Happy Home,” and it looks all the world like some sort of marital aid.
Some problems of daily life have countless solutions. This is one.
In good times, they weren’t used very much, but at other times, having a basket or two of these at the ready was a very good idea.
Today, they sit near a parking lot. No signs, no explanation. But once, they served an important role in this town’s history.
Though it had nothing to do with animals, you’d probably have one of these if you had animals. And despite its size, it required at least two but probably as many as four to operate. And yes, it could kill you if you did it wrong.
It was used to bend thin strips of aluminum into a very specific shape. And those aluminum strips were tools used to measure something that we don’t hear as much about these days.
This is something that’s existed for a long time, but this is a modern version and it’s still in use today. Though most of the time, it’s never used.
The box contained very specific things, and in specific locations.