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Morris tacks...

Discussion in 'Wood and Canvas' started by Howie, Jun 26, 2020.

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  1. Howie

    Howie Wooden Canoe Maniac

    Just started working on a Morris. I think I'm seeing copper tacks. Are copper tacks typical for a Morris?
     
  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

  3. Paul Scheuer

    Paul Scheuer LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Howie: You may be seeing dezincification of was was once brass tacks. I think that brass goes to copper color as the zinc leaches out at the surface. 100 years is a long time.
     

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