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Podgers or framing pins are tapered steel pins that mimic the form and job of an oak peg.

Timber Frame PodgersTheir supreme usefulness is twofold:
Firstly to pull draw-pegged joints up tight in the workshop when making and assembling frames.

Timber Frame PodgersSecondly when raising frames, they allow the speedy and safe temporary securing of joints until the oak pegs take over

“Podgers!” is the confusing cry that can often be heard on raising day.

If you want to see how they are made, check out Jon Snow http://www.windysmithy.co.uk/hand-tools

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