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Shoemaker's Bench and Tools

Shoemaker's Bench and Tools

Wooden cobblers stool/bench with 2 drawers, copper tray tacked on left side. 2
drawers in the front with keyhole and handles, handle missing from the empty bottom
draw. Top surface tray has 5 compartments for tools/items. Back section is detached
from main bench. Dovetail joints, sides are split and wood had signs of infestation.
Four legs.

Used by Donald Macdonald, Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader. Donated by Mr Angus Macdonald, 13 Carishader. Item was used by his father Donald Macdonald (an Griasaich) the cobbler in Geshader.

L985mm x W415mm x H410 mm

Uig Museum Dat, Catalogue UIG_2004_0021_01

Title: Shoemaker's Bench and Tools
Record Type: Objects and Artefacts
Gaelic Name: Stol a Ghreasaich
Type: Shoemaker Tools
Period: 19th Century
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 11959