I liked seeing some of the older items in the SMJ House; it's always interesting to go to a historical source for a Victorian setting.
I found myself comparing SMJ House to Olana. Which really isn't a good comparison, but the attention to interior details prompted me to do so.
What I like about the windows in the front doors is how they use negative space.
The kitchens in Victorian houses are always interesting.
I always forget that the kitchen stove would have used wood as a fuel source, and that the ashes would need to be cleaned out periodically.
There was a large butter churn with a cool gear assembly. I like how the crank wheel has curved struts instead of straight spans. I also wondered if the smaller, five-fold gear might not be original.
The furniture was ornate and it struck me how it didn't look like it had been mass-produced or created by someone's on-line plans and laser-printed.
An old sewing machine, tredal-powered.
What really caught my eye was this medalion. The detailing on this is amazing; and there's no computer chips in the machine. How did they sew?
Here's the sewing machine's tredal mechanism.
Obligatory old typewriter photo taken by an author. I thought this was a manual typewriter, but it looks like there's an electrical switch on this.
Door plate details.
Did they mass-produce these by pressing them, or were they cast this way?
Well, there; I can design some electrical face-plate in Blender and then print them out with MakerBot and...