A Human Foot
“I was helping a friend renovate her new house and discovered a human foot under the floorboards,” one user said. “The foot was all wired together so that the bones didn’t separate when it was moved. We called the cops and they traced the foot back to a local university.” They think the foot was used as a teaching tool for students, but said it certainly gave them a scare! You can install pine flooring yourself with this guide.
During a renovation, one reddit user found an old army footlocker which contained a machete from the Philippines, detailed war documents signed by General Patton and dozens of military insignia. “The father of the guy who owned the locker was a dual citizen during World War I and served an auxiliary role in World War II as an engineer.” These are the pros and cons to renovating an old house.