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Nailing [ things to consider ]

Ever since Adam Cherubini brought up nails, there have been lots of posts of projects built using nails. However there’s been little talk about the pitfalls or the things to consider when using nails, so here’s some random thoughts on … Continue reading

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Before 1790 all nails were made by hand. They were hammered out iron by a blacksmith. The shafts were square and double tapered. The heads were hammered and showed facets from the hammer blows. Due to the faceted head they … Continue reading

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