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This is a link to Chris How's thesis  on Historic Nail Development, which can be found here.

 “Historic Nail Development and Morphology as a way of developing dating methods -

with case studies of British and Australian  nails for the period 1680 – 1890”

This thesis is about finding, identifying, and then using, changes in nails as a forensic method to date buildings, extensions to buildings, repairs, and later insertions.

This is an extremely comprehensive and well researched book and we think it would be well worth putting onto the website to advertise to TATHS members.

The book charts the development of iron screws as fixing devices from the earliest times to the end of the 19th century.

4th edition of British Planemakers


The long awaited 4th edition of British Planemakers was released on 1 February 2020.

British Saws & Saw Makers


Although not published by TATHS we are sure that all members will want to know more about this long-anticipated work.

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