There are many different types of nails, each used for different purposes and applications. This guide will look at a selection of different nails and what they are used for. You can view our range of nails here www.fastbuildsupplies.co.uk.

Round Wire Nails

This large headed nail is good for strong fixings in most carpentry jobs.

Oval Wire Nails

Good for general carpentry tasks. Oval shape reduces the chance of splitting the wood.

Panel Pin

Ideal for very fine joinery. The thin gauge and small head means it can easily be driven below the surface and out of sight.

Clout Nail

Large head nails commonly used in fencing and roofing.

Large Head Clout Nail

For fixing roofing felt or other external fabrics.

Masonry Nails

Used for tasks when a material needs to be attached directly to masonry. Made of hardened steel.