16 Penny Nail Cabinet
Nail cabinets were a common feature of early shops whether you built furniture or shod horses.
16 penny nail cabinet. In a defiant act crystallizing his desire to free technique from being an end in itself bennett drove a 16 penny nail prominently into the upper panel of his beautiful and luxurious six foot tall nail cabinet and added some hammer impressions for good measure. And this year i got to reproduce the cabinet from roy underhill s the woodwright s shop show. 5 points 1 year ago. I noticed you mentioned garry gergich.
This thread is archived. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Tall in solid padauk this showcase cabinet features curved glass and an intricate system of catches and latches hidden inside. A 16 penny nail designated 16d is the most common type of nail lengths.
However when you walk into a home depot for 16d nails you might find two boxes labeled 16d sinker or 16d common. The notorious 16 penny nail cabinet by garry knox bennett. The infamous nail cabinet by oakland calif. 16d nails are 3 inches long.
Some say a hundred 3 1 2 inch nails would have cost 16 pennies and thus became known as 16 penny nails. It s chock full of nails slotted screws. You use these types of nails for handling construction related tasks such as framing. Roy had purchased the cabinet years ago at a washington d c yard sale and it has hung out behind him in every program since the beginning of the show.
But it s most notable feature is the bent nail. Posted by 1 year ago.