In alt.home.repair, on Thu, 25 Nov 2021 23:45:44 +0000,
>My house was built in 1898 and when recently I posted a photo of some remodeling work I did and also a photo of a nail I removed from the
You posted it here, or somewhere else?
>It was 1 1/8th inch long with a beveled tip and small round head. I doubt it's any different from any nail being made today.
>I had no idea something this simple would start a war. Several "friends" claimed that they just did not make nails like that in 1898.
Did they say why? Is your nail covered in tan anodized aluminum? I
don't think they had those in 1898 (or now).
Maybe you could post a link to it here.