Help Me Identify This Tool, Episode Eleventy Million
November 24, 2017 10:58 AM   Subscribe

We recently moved to a new-to-us house. Yesterday we set about cleaning out the garage's attic. There wasn't much up there but a few sleeping bags, some gun cleaning equipment and three identical of these things. They're made of iron and fit in your hand (5" folded, just under 6" extended.) It only unfolds as far as it's shown in the picture, so not quite to 90 degrees. The conical section is threaded, but the threads aren't deep so it doesn't look like anything self-tapping. Any ideas?
posted by workerant to Home & Garden (1 answer total)
Looks like foldable screw-in tree stand steps. Used to make a DIY ladder to hunt from an elevated position.
posted by Crashback at 11:07 AM on November 24, 2017 [7 favorites]

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