From Construction to Woodworking: What are common nails used for?


Published on:

2024-01-18

Common iron wire nails are made of high standard raw material such as Q195/Q235 iron nail wire,provide hardness and strength,galvanized common iron wire nails also can prevent rust and corrosion.The common iron wire nails are widely used for woodworking or outdoor construction projects.

From Construction to Woodworking: What are common nails used for?


I. Introduction

II. Specification of common nails

III. Construction Industry Applications

A. Framing

B. General construction

C. Outdoor projects

IV. Woodworking Applications

►Carpentry

►Common iron wire nails in do-it-yourself (DIY) projects

VI. Conclusion


I. Introduction        

►Common iron wire nails definition

Common iron wire nails made of high quality Q195/Q235 iron nail wire,have smooth shank and sharp diamond point that can penetrate hard surface,such as concrete or masonry.The round/flat head and strength of the common iron wire nails provide high holding power. The common iron wire nails are also less likely to bend or break under pressure, making the common iron building nails a reliable choice for heavy-duty projects such as construction or woodworking projects.


II. Specification of common nails

Wire Nails Brand SUNSHINE

Model Number

Common Nails/Construction Nails/Wood Nails/Iron Nails/Building Nails/Wire Nails
Material low carbon steel Q195 Q235
Surface Treatment Polished/Galvanized
Shank Smooth
Head Round/Flat/Checkered
Point Diamond Point
Size 1/2"-10",BWG 4-20 for all kinds of round nails
Pack Bag/Bulk/Box/Gunny bag

Size of common iron wire nails

The common iron construction wire nails have various dimension is 1/2"-10",BWG4-20(2d to 60d)which including shank length(D/Inch/mm) and wire diameter(mm/BWG gauge).

Generally, small size common iron nails are used for repairing furniture, binding murals, and other woodworking tasks. On the other hand, big size common iron nails are commonly used in construction and fencing projects.

SIZE(INCH X BWG)

LENGTH(mm)

DIAMETER(mm)

3/8x20

9.52

0.89

1/2XI9

12.7

1.07

5/8×18

15.87

1.25

3/4X17

19.05

1.47

1X16 

25.4

1.65

1-1/4X15 

31.75

1.83

1-1/2X14

38.1

2.11

1-3/4X13 

44.45

2.41

2x12

50.8

2.77

2-1/2X11 

63.5

3.05

3X10 

76.2

3.4

3-1/2x9 

88.9

3.76

4X8 

101.66

4.19

4-1/2x7 

114.3

4.57

5X6 

127

5.16

6X5

152.4

5.59

7x4

177.8

6.05

Surface treatment of common iron wire round nails

The finish of common iron wire nails are polish or galvanization.The galvanizing common iron wire nails have better anti-corrosion and rust-preventing features than common iron wire nails. The galvanized common iron wire nails can provide longer service time for outdoor and construction projects, and have a wider range of applications.

►What are common iron wire nails used for?

Common iron wire nails are commonly used in construction, woodworking, and other applications where the strong and durable fastener is needed. The common iron wire nails are often used to secure wooden boards together, hang pictures and shelves, build furniture, carpentry and other outdoor structures. 


III. Construction Industry Applications

A. Framing

Framing: Common iron wire nails are widely used in framing applications. Whether common iron wire nails are constructing wooden frames for walls, roofs, or floors, these nails provide a reliable and strong fastening solution.

B. General construction

 General repairs: Construction tasks often require quick and efficient solutions for various repairs. Common iron wire nails, due to the ease of use, are commonly used for the general construction projects.

C. Outdoor projects     

In addition to building projects,common iron wire nails also used for other outdoor tasks such as fences or trellises. Galvanized common iron wire nails are commonly used in outdoor projects due to their resistance to rust and corrosion, (galvanised) common construction nails are often used in construction of hanging signs, mailboxes, and other outdoor tasks.


IV. Woodworking Applications

►Carpentry

Common iron wire nails are commonly used in carpentry for a variety of applications. The common iron wood nails are often used to secure wooden boards together in furniture making, cabinetry, and flooring. Common iron wire nails are also used to hang doors, cabinets, and other woodwork.Due to the strength and durability, common iron wire nails are an important tool for carpenters and woodworkers.

►Common iron wire nails in do-it-yourself (DIY) projects

Due to the ease of availability and cost-effectiveness, common iron wire nails are the commonly used fastener among do-it-yourself enthusiasts. They can use common iron wire nails for simple home repairs and woodworking projects.In addition, the common iron wire nails are used to fasten trim and molding in interior and exterior construction.


VI. Conclusion    

The common iron wire nails are widely used fasteners, and when choosing the appropriate common iron wood nails for construction or woodworking projects, it is important to consider the common iron wire nails' size and surface treatmentSUNSHINE Group use high quality raw material(iron nail wire Q195/Q235) and fully automated nail making machines,produce various sizes and types of common iron wire nails.If you have any questions of common iron wire nails chooses,please contact us.

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