Wednesday, 7 June 2017

The Ardox Nail

While the nail dates back centuries, it was a Canadian who brought forward the Ardox spiral nail.

Allan B. Dove, born in Scotland, became a metallurgist in Hamilton, Ontario. It was there he realized a need to create a nail less likely to split wood, and hold stronger than the typical nail. By the mid 1930's the Ardox spiral nail was born. The design has stood the test of time as the Ardox nail is still used in the construction trades worldwide.

Way to go Allan, you nailed it.

I'm not even sorry for that pun


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