Sunday, 28 December 2008

Wooden screws

Found in the granary of a church in Monferrato

Gripper... for what?

Found along a sidewalk in Turin, on November.

Sunday, 1 June 2008

Revolution counter...

For what? How to use it? The smaller hand is fixed to the dial...

Similar items for... writing?

Someone thinks they are parts of a graphic recorder device... Maybe?

In the beginning...

The presence of strange objects, in our "soft" society, reminds that our culture remains a material one. Memory requires matter: without a material background no knowledge exists. Therefore this blog has the aim to look for strange (technical) objects, and obviously to find their original use. All the visitors are invited to contribute.