sinker nail

sinker nail

A slender nail having a flat head (smaller in diameter than that of a common nail) which has a slight depression in it.
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This air nailer is small enough to fit into my nail apron and powerful enough to drive an 8d sinker nail in less than two seconds.
Line up the top plate over the studs and nail the plates to the studs with two 16d sinker nails into each stud.
Cut trimmers and nail each to a straight stud with 16d sinker nails driven at an angle.
Coated sinker nails are thinner and less likely to split the wood.
deck screws, some 16d sinker nails, a half pound of joist hanger nails, and some comer hangers (see Photo 5).