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N is for Nails, as in the History of: A-to-Z-Challenge

A client had this wonderful old nail display from the Tremont Nail Factory in Massachusetts.  We took pictures of it.  This is the writing underneath the nails: “From Pennyweight to Penny (a small “d” indicates a penny) — Originally the … Continue reading

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B is for Blacksmithing: A-to-Z Challenge

In our business we work with many specialty trades, and one of my favorites is blacksmithing.  It is a macho cool thing to take steel and heat it and fashion it into usable parts, and a special talent to be … Continue reading

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