All right, all you guessing experts - here's this week's collaboration What is it? blog: can you guess what this strange object is (and don't say trumpet, cuz it's not!)
Place your guess in the comment section - no prize this week so you're playing for bragging rights only.
For more clues, check out the What is it? blog. Good luck!Update 11/21/08 - the answer is:
A house jack, primarily used for leveling houses and barns, these were also used for lifting vehicles and machinery.
That was too easy! Guessed right, right away, by Jared.