Dating handmade nails
Boise, ID Brookwood in Georgetown – 724 Unique ornaments, beautiful pottery, and delicious fudge-all created by adults with special needs.
Georgetown, TX and Bows – 105, 107 Trendy fashions for girls (Size 3 mo-10) casual and holiday. Burton’s Maplewood Farm – 504 Texas Straight Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup.
In many books on blacksmithing and all kinds of articles on the internet you will see repeated the story that during colonial times nails had such high value that if some family was going to move west to a new area that they would burn down their house and collect the nails before leaving. Fires were not uncommon and destruction was often rather complete so this could have happened many times.
A few buildings that had not been used and had failed roofs might well have been burned for the nails but I think this would have been rare.
San Antonio, TX A Spice Above – 216 Gourmet, all natural, no preservatives, no MSG, and gluten free dip mixes and dessert mixes. Lakeway, TX Plentiful Pantry – 135 Cheesecake, Lemon Bars, Cherry Chocolate Hot Fudge Cake, Apple Crisp, gourmet cobblers.as pie (or easier), just add butter and water!
Crown Point, IN & Everett – 423 A collection of socks focused on injecting a sense of fun and excitement back into the world of traditional menswear. You’ll invent special events so you can treat your family to these confections. Arboretum arloom – 122, 124 Pairing unique Guatemalan textiles with high-quality leathers, arloom designs and produces a collection of handmade, one-of-a-kind handbags, jewelry and accessories.
Now, weld your disk of domed tool steel to a mild steel bar which will become both the backing material and handle.
Dallas, TX Caracaise – 111 Caracaise boxes are the best way to travel with jewelry- no more tangled necklaces.
Mandeville, LA Kitchen – 101, 103 Gourmet food products including dip mixes, soups, cheeseballs, and olive oil seasonings, as well as holiday gift items! – 109 Fabulous hanging garment bags for ladies and men in fun, trendy fabrics.
The ideal material would be very low carbon steel but we can make good nails from either hot or cold rolled mild steel.
We first heat our steel and then draw out the shank of the nail, working on two sides at right angles to each other.
Boulder, CO and Pear – 557 Handcrafted home and fashion accessories made from upcycled Mexican textiles. San Antonio, TX Dog Bay – 510, 512 Sophisticated yet whimsical men’s accessories and traditional clothing.