Pick your calamity of choice: Zombie apocalypse, EMP attack or you went back too far in a time machine. You find yourself in a situation where you need to build something sturdy out of wood, but there are no cordless drills nor screws, just a rusty hammer and a box of nails. What to do?
Here Richard Maguire, a/k/a The English Woodworker, shows you the old-school technique known as nail-clinching. This is a fast, simple way to get a sturdy connection:
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We cued that video up to the relevant part, for those of you with short attention spans (or sneaking some Core77 time in at work). For those of you with the luxury of time, here's the rest of the video, where he makes the actual tool chest: