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English translation: upholstery nails/tacks

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German term or phrase:Tapeziernägel
English translation:upholstery nails/tacks
Entered by: davidgreen
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12:48 Feb 17, 2005
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Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / art installation description
German term or phrase: Tapeziernägel
I don't find "wallpaper nails" or "tacks" in google. What are these things called in English?

In einem weiteren Schritt sind die Figuren herausgearbeitet worden. Nach Selektion der entsprechenden fotografischen Vorlage wird das Bild auf Papier aufgezirkelt. Die Papierbahnen stifteln wir mittels *Tapeziernägel* an die Wand. Wir zeichnen also vertikal.

After selecting the appropriate photographic template, the image is aufzirkelt on paper. We stifteln the rolls of paper to the wall with *Tapeziernägel*. We draw vertically.
upholstery nails
upholstering nails/cut nails/ tin tacks

all are offered courtesy of ERNST
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thanks dudes
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4 +3upholstery nails

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upholstery nails

upholstering nails/cut nails/ tin tacks

all are offered courtesy of ERNST

Local time: 04:44
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thanks dudes

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  writeaway: Dr. Ernst may not be a barrel of laughs but he can be very helpful :-)
2 mins
  -> I tend to forget him which is silly of me!

agree  Robert Schlarb: Rather say tacks here (short nails)
1 hr

agree  Michael Schubert: Agree with Robert >> tacks. IMHO, Ernst ist nicht ganz ernst zu nehmen
3 hrs
  -> Moment mal - Ernst hat manchmal Recht!
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