Category Archives: Guess What?

Guess What? May 2013

Guess What? May 2013

Guess What? May 2013 In a circle, in a row – which end is up? by Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” It’s confusion time again – and can we pile it on with a trowel. A series of thin rectangular slabs of flat hardwood – flexibly connected to form various figural profiles; to what […]

Guess What? April 2013

Guess What? April 2013

Guess What? April 2013 By Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” “VICTORIAN” rears its ugly head… with REFINED characteristics! The infamous FORK CONUNDRUM … which would you choose? Once in a BLUE MOON we go on an inane rhyming rampage — it’s BLUE MOON time! The VICTORIANS had a way of defining What we’d today […]

Guess What? February 2013

Guess What? February 2013 By Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Up for grabs — right or left hand? When was the last time you looked at something strange, scratched your head, got splinters, and found your curiosity juices flowing? How about now! We’ve got a hand-held 6″ long double pronged serrated piece of iron. […]

Guess What? January 2013

Guess What? January 2013 By Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” A tricky trick to start off the New Year! In years past (and those to come), we at Guess What have played fast and loose at times with our presentation — twitting and teasing — but always in the spirit of good fun. Well, […]

Guess What? December 2012

Guess What? December 2012 By Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Traditional re-creation but still baffling! This month’s Guess What is a working re-creation and an over-the-counter functional working implementation of a classic everyday object. It’s hand-carved of a hard wood (possibly camphor wood) and buffed to a high finish. This primitive native assembly line […]

Guess What? November 2012

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Guess What? November 2012 by Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Size Does Matter! Rarely do we give credit before presenting our monthly Guess What, but one of our favorite contributors/scouts/sources… is George’s Antiques of Fullerton, CA. His top honcho and demon researcher, Brenda Wieser, came up with this rare and pristine Victorian mini kit. […]