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Photo Gallery: Common Nails

The most widely used nail types are shown here. They may vary slightly between manufacturers.

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Finish Nails

Finish-head nails are similar to round-head nails, but the head is much smaller, and sits flush with the wood's surface to give a neater finish with reduced risk of splitting. It can be recessed using a nail set to hide it completely.



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