This week's collaboration with What is It? Blog brings us this strange metal object - for dimensions and another photo from a different angle, check out: What is It? Blog.
Guess what this strange object is and win a Free Neatorama T-Shirt! Place your guess in the comment section, but please, post no URL - let others play. The answer will be revealed tomorrow!
Update 4/6/07: The answer is ... nutcracker!
Nutcracker, placed on the knee when seated, a nut is set in the hole and then struck with a hammer. In the winter, these were warmed by the fire before using.