8 Drawer Cabinet
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This is an 8 drawer cabinet made using horseshoe nail boxes as drawers. The drawers are furnished with white porcelain 1" diameter drawer pulls held with a bolt and nut. There is no back to the cabinet. These homemade drawers held nails, calks, mower sections, and other items that the blacksmith would use daily. Instead of throwing away the packaging of the horse nails, these blacksmiths created something new and useful for their shop. How we learn about communities; American communities in history 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 18 Social Systems; 15 Economics
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
Horseshoe nail boxes
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