This section is from the book "The Boy Mechanic Vol. 2 1000 Things for Boys to Do", by Popular Mechanics Co.. Also available from Amazon: The Boy Mechanic, Vol2: 1000 Things for Boys to Do.
To anyone who finds it tiresome to shine his shoes while putting the foot on the rim of a bathtub, on a cook- stove or chair with a newspaper on it, the stand here described will afford relief and at the same time he will always have the shining outfit ready for use.
Ill: Dimensioned Parts and Completed Stand Which has a Box to Hold the Shining Outfit
The whole is of pine, the foot rest being made of a piece 2 by 4 in.; the legs, of 1 by 2 in., and the bottom of the box, of 1/2 by 4 1/4 in. All other dimensions are given in the sketch. After the legs are attached and the bottom of the box in place, the sides are fitted and fastened with nails. - Contributed by Samuel Hughs, Berkeley, Cal.