olde thyme tire iron
olde thyme tire iron
olde thyme tire iron
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olde thyme tire iron

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Made by the Xtremely talented historical home & technique aficionado, Lee McColgan.  I met Lee at last year's Nor'Easter, and we quickly realized that we shared the rare and infectious love for historical New England homes.  He sent me one of these as a gift a few months back, and i thought they were perfect for our product style -- so he carved up a few more!

he also black smithed (smythed?) the iron in tire IRON.  they don't work as well as a Pedro's lever (nothing will) for de-beading, but work fantastic for prying a stubborn bead to get the weaker plastic Pedro's into place. 

they are so cool to hold hands with and fist bump.  if anything, a cool thing to have on display in your shop.  there is a lot of work that goes into these, and Lee just does it as a hobby --- but they have to cost $65 --- think of it more as a workshop jewelry purchase.      

You can read about this cool bed it took Lee 3 years to carve for Boston's oldest house here