Photograph: Cabinet Card
Cabinet Shop. c 1890.
From the stacks of ready to assemble dry sink parts, it's clear that this was more than a small custom shop. The work area is carefully laid out for maximum use, good use of available light and ready access to parts. It almost looks as if there is an assembly line in process here, though I suspect that the dry sink sections where made elsewhere in the factory and this was the final assembly department. Although obviously a posed image, this shop is clearly a well organized and clean working environment. Workbenches, assembly platforms, hanging tool cabinets and tool chests are all within easy reach.