Long nails dating
Nails themselves were sufficiently valuable and standardized to be used as an informal medium of exchange.Until around 1800 artisans known as nailers or nailors made nails by hand – note the surname Naylor.A nail holds materials together by friction in the axial direction and shear strength laterally. The Roman army, for example, left behind seven tons of nails when it evacuated the fortress of Inchtuthil in Perthshire in the United Kingdom in 86 to 87 CE.The point of the nail is also sometimes bent over or clinched after driving to prevent pulling out. The term "penny", as it refers to nails, probably originated in medieval England to describe the price of a hundred nails.In woodworking and construction, a nail is a pin-shaped object of metal (or wood, called a treenail or "trunnel") which is used as a fastener, as a peg to hang something, or sometimes as a decoration.
I don’t mind a guy who’s confident, that’s quite sexy, but don’t cross the line – talking endlessly about yourself, your job, your car, how amazing you are at rugby and all the women you’ve pulled won’t do you any favours.Nails are made in a great variety of forms for specialized purposes. Other types of nails include pins, tacks, brads, and cleats.