thanks tim, i remember now.........how would it have worked tho? i can't work it out!
Sorry, I can't help on that one.Maybe Ceejay can enlighten us?
These sheet metal rivets are folded from cut lozenges and were used alone to repair small splitsand together to apply patches to larger areas of damage in all kinds sheet metal vessels . Theyhave been found in contexts from early-12thC to late-15thC.