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Month: November 2021

Nailmaking in the Eighteenth Century

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. 64 no. 4, December 2011 by Kenneth Schwarz Colonial Williamsburg is currently reconstructing James Anderson’s Revolutionary War-period blacksmith shop and public armoury using material prepared by Colonial Williamsburg tradesmen—carpenters, joiners, brickmakers, and blacksmiths. Among those materials are nails for siding, roofing, and flooring. About 30,000 nails will be needed to …

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The Stanley Companies Pictorial Promotions Circa 1860-1960

Excerpted from The Chronicle Vol. 62 no. 2, June, 2009 by Roger K. Smith Brief History of the Stanley Company In 1858, the Stanley Rule & Level Company was formed by the consolidation of the rule business of A. Stanley and Company with the level and try square business of the Hall & Knapp Company, …

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