Pins Information

A pin is a device used for fastening objects or material together. It is usually made of steel, or on occasion copper or brass. It is formed by drawing out a thin wire, sharpening the tip, and adding a head. Nails are related, but are typically larger.

Curvy pins have been used for over four thousand years. Originally, they were fashioned out of iron and bone by the Sumerians and were used to hold clothes together. Later, these pins were also used to hold pages together by threading the needle through their top corner.

Many late pins were made of brass, a hard metal. Steel was used later, as it was much stronger, but there was no easy process to keep steel from rusting, so higher quality pins were plated with nickel, but the metal would start to break down and flake off in high humidity, allowing rust to form. Steel pins were not that inconvenient for homemaking uses as they were usually only used temporarily while sewing garments.

Wikipedia, Pins, (as of Apr 1, 2010)

Pins Books

Log in or join now now to suggest Pins books.

Pins Videos

Log in or join now now to suggest Pins videos.

Pins Links

Pins is in LifeKnot's Collecting category. See more Collecting activites.
Log in or join now now to suggest Pins links.

Pins Tweeps

Log in or join now now to suggest tweeps the tweet about Pins.

Pins Gear

Log in or join now now to suggest Pins gear.

Pins Gurus

gu · ru [goo-roo] : one who is regarded as having great knowledge, wisdom and experience in a certain area, and who uses it to guide others. Log in or join now now to designate yourself or someone you know a Pins guru.

LifeKnot members interested in Pins

There are no members listing that activity with photos and the criteria you specified.
Perform detail search (doesn't require photos).

LifeKnot ∞ Meet people that share your interests.
Copyright © 2018 LifeKnot, LLC. All rights reserved.
find us on facebook ©
follow us on twitter
Process time: 0.0328 seconds.