Toolboxes: now and then

Flickr toolbox refurbisher extraordinaire “txinkman” got ahold of this awesome Black & Decker box and had no idea what it originally held. He posted a query on Toolmonger and soon found out: a valve seat grinding set. About the box itself, he writes:

Just for giggles, I shot it next to my orbital sander’s box. Somehow I think we’ve lost some packaging elan over the years.

Boy, howdy.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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