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Re: Nailer
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 21 March 19 21:22 GMT (UK) »
http://rmhh.co.uk/occup/n-o.html#N
The alternative definition, maintaining teeth (nails) on a carding-machine was unknown to me.

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« Reply #10 on: Thursday 21 March 19 22:40 GMT (UK) »
A Manicurist!  ;D

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« Reply #11 on: Thursday 21 March 19 23:24 GMT (UK) »
A Manicurist!  ;D

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Isn't that "nail technician"?
I've read "more information" attached to the link posted by Ruskie. Making a standard nail took about 25 hammer-blows. A nailer could make 4 nails in a minute. Horseshoe-nails required 35 blows of a hammer.