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The shank of this nail has opposite side cutting burrs because the stock this nail was cut from was rotated 180∞ between each cut. This deformation was caused by the heading machine clamp pinching the shaft at this point to hold it securely so that the head could be formed. The cutting burrs are on the same side of the nail shaft.
Notice there is no side pinching underneath the head.
A piece of furniture made from uniformly thick wood is not a hand made piece no matter what form it takes and no matter what kind of distressing it displays.
If the wood is exactly 3/4" thick, the wood was probably bought at 84 lumber and distressed to make it look old.
The quest for the ideal nail has taken centuries of development.
As Churchill noted, To improve is to change, to be perfect is to change often.