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Vintage footstool workshop at Sod House Museum


Doris Booze of Aline will present a vintage footstool workshop at the Sod House Museum on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Participants will make a unique style of footstool that dates back to the mid-1930s. During the Great Depression, people would “upcycle” objects rather than discarding them, making new items out of what might be considered junk. Since juice packaged in tin cans had become a staple, people reused those empty cans to create footstools. These do-it-yourself stools were used in a variety of ways – as stepstools, booster seats or just a place to put up one’s...

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