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Re: Trunk troubles...

Posted By: Jim Cole (209-102-128-46.dialup.gulftelephone.net)
Date: 8/4/3 20:35

In Response To: Trunk troubles... (alyse)

How thick is the material you are talking about. Trunks were often covered in canvas then painted or varnished to buil a thicker covering and provide water proofing. Nails are normally clenched from the inside and then covered with a cloth or paper liner.

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