Vintage Sand pail & Shovel Set by The Beach House

Vintage Sandpail Shovel Set: MMM and Little Friend Susan would have liked these but only the little-girl-at-the-Big House could have afforded them.

Creative upcycled garden decorating ideas

Recycled Crafts Turning Clutter into Creative Homemade Garden Decorations

Recycled Crafts Turning Clutter into Creative Homemade Garden Decorations - now I know what to do with all those broken shovel head! Could even possibly make a fountain out of the shovel heads.

Fireplace Tools Hand Forged Art Deco by HomesteadIron on Etsy, $600.00

Fireplace Tools Hand Forged Art Deco by HomesteadIron on Etsy, $600.00

Shaker Style Design

Shaker Style Design

'Spade' comes from the Italian word for 'sword' dating back to the 1500s and is unrelated to a modern spade or shovel - the symbol depicts a stylized sword. #spades #poker #pokerlife #waybackwednesday #ggpoker #itsnotashovel

'Spade' comes from the Italian word for 'sword' dating back to the and is unrelated to a modern spade or shovel - the symbol depicts a stylized sword.

One was hand dug by an army of men bearing shovels and spades working deep underground in high-risk conditions.    The other boasts giant machines worth millions of pounds that bore deep below modern-day London.

The legacy left by Tube's navvies

One was hand dug by an army of men bearing shovels and spades working deep underground in high-risk conditions. The other boasts giant machines worth millions of pounds that bore deep below modern-day London.

Humans have been digging in the Earth since the dawn of the Neolithic Revolution, some 12,000 years ago. While the earliest agriculturalists had to make do with shovels crudely fashioned from animal bones—shoulder blades were a popular choice—later material advances (namely stone, wood, and metal) led to the development of modern shovel designs and their specialized heads are purpose-built, like spades for digging in solid soil and shovels for moving loose material like coal or grain.

The 8 Types of Shovels Everyone Should Know

Memento mori ring dates from 1700's. This page has lots more mementos, grave sculpture & death symbols.

-- A rare early century Memento Mori gold band. The earliest known example is dated This ring is enamelled in black with a full skeleton, twin hearts for love and an hourglass, symbolic of the passage of time and the brevity of life.

Conducted an experiment this weekend at a B.A.R. Northwest Dep.t event on private land in Ohio with modern tools:  shovel, spade, mattock, and post hole digger. At 6:30 p.m began cutting a rectangl…

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Conducted an experiment this weekend at a B.t event on private land in Ohio with modern tools: shovel, spade, mattock, and post hole digger.m began cutting a rectangl…

Humans have been digging in the Earth since the dawn of the Neolithic Revolution, some 12,000 years ago. While the earliest agriculturalists had to make do with shovels crudely fashioned from animal bones—shoulder blades were a popular choice—later material advances (namely stone, wood, and metal) led to the development of modern shovel designs and their specialized heads are purpose-built, like spades for digging in solid soil and shovels for moving loose material like coal or grain.

The 8 Types of Shovels Everyone Should Know

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