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The Boatshop at Strawbery Banke will operate the last three nail making machines in the United States producing cut copper clench nails for boat builders and other hobbyists. For information about ordering clench nails, click here, or call Piper Boatworks at 603-686-2232

Built in 1903 for the Atlas Tack Company of Fairhaven, MA, the machines were acquired upon the liquidation of the firm in 1975 to ensure these fastenings would continue to be available. For more information about the history of clench nails, please click here.

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