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Nicholas Eiffler

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carpenters' marks

Carpenters' marks

The wooden beams of the house were pure oak from an oak tree. The beams were cut and then marked with carpenters' marks. These were often Roman numerals. They helped the carpenter show where the beams fitted together. Amy

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