Artistic Artifacts

Jim McGhee's collection of artistic artifacts is all about utility and visual appeal.

Jim McGhee's unusual tool predating ratchet-type wire stretchers.
An unusual tool predating ratchet-type wire stretchers, this Rein Leitzke stretcher is designed with a hinge connecting the handle and hook. When the hook is placed behind a post, pressure on the handle both clamps the wire near the hinge and pulls it taut.