boat nail

boat′ nail`

a nail with a convex head and a chisel point.
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Bronze ring-shank boat nails were used to secure parts of the blind, including the pontoons.
The essays discuss early Russian encounters with the Byzantine world, the Khazar sacral kingship, identification of Viking age boat nails, the northern periphery of Kievan Rus' in the medieval trade network, falconry and exchange networks in medieval Eurasia, Muscovite society in the late 15th century, and coins and commerce in Kievan Rus'.
Starting with the second slat, nail slats in place using bronze boat nails (predrill to prevent the wood from splitting).