During the process of working on a 19th century house, the homeowners discovered stud walls of hand-hewn wood with pegs. They made a bold design decision by leaving one whole wall exposed and using it as display shelving.
(Photos-Caroline Allison for Garden & Gun Magazine)
Updated 10/2014- An open pantry uses boards and screen to keep out mice. Built in c. 1840. (Photo- ‘The Pantry’ by Catherine Seiberling Pond)