Why did I include this topic in my memories? I don't know! The workbench in the basement was the staging area for many projects around the house. A wealth of tools were placed in specific locations as all well organized workbenches are. It was a difficult lesson to learn and I was always in hot water for not returning tools to their proper location. At the far end of the bench was a grindstone for sharpening the scythes and scycles. Small jars were used to segregate the miriad of nuts, bolts, nails, and all sorts of hardware.
I used the area at one time or another to take apart broken alarm clocks that were supplied by my grandmother. Never could get the darn things back together again.
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