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.

Tara Dillard:  Looking at these shovels is like reading a book.

Photo : Garden & Wood During my online search for vintage garden tools I came across Garden & Wood , located in Oxfordshire UK .

rustic wooden spades

Dig this Shovel collection! (Installed by Interior Designer extraordinaire, Vincente Wolf.

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.

'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.

Modern painted spade lamp

15 Ways to Repurpose Old Garden Tools

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.

Stone figures from the Mezcala river basin have been known in Mexico for many years, exposed by the spade of occasional archeologists, the shovels of roadbuilders, and the plows of peasants in the remote mountain valleys of Guerrero. But until recently, this sculpture was but little known and less appreciated. As was the case with the art of so many archaic cultures, it took the experience of modern art to open our eye to this ancient art's force and beauty.

Stone figures from the Mezcala river basin have been known in Mexico for many years, exposed by the spade of occasional archeologists, the shovels of roadbuilders, and the plows of peasants in the remote mountain valleys of Guerrero. But until recently, this sculpture was but little known and less appreciated. As was the case with the art of so many archaic cultures, it took the experience of modern art to open our eye to this ancient art's force and beauty.

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

Two brothers arrested for burying suspects alive over

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…

Camp Kitchen

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…

Shovel yard art

LOVE this recycled shovel oversized flower for the garden! - I am thinking could do with old garden hand shovels too!

Oswaldsmill - Mill tour

Whatever garden tool you'd like to buy, look out for ergonomically designed tools. That is, tools that are specially designed so as to lessen as much as possible the discomfort you may feel while gardening.

Mini copper-plated shovel lays the groundwork for a sleek and quirky cocktail presentation. Gleaming spade scoops cubes of ice with plenty of whimsy with surprising heft, while handle pops the top on bottles.

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Tinted retro olive green, this handmade glass cylinder chills ice in a modern flash of ombre color. Also tops the table as a vase or decorative bowl.

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