box nail

box nail

A nail similar to a common nail but thinner; has a long shank which may be smooth or barbed.
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While a box nail might always be a box nail, many other products--light bulbs, for example--change rapidly.
Similar in shape to the box nail but with a thicker shaft; for heavy-duty construction tasks such as framing.
This type of failure indicates that the friction between the nail surface and wood fiber was weak for several reasons: 1) 8d nails could only penetrate into the wood member about 1.3 inches; 2) the box nail surface was smooth, where there was limited surface contact and mechanical interlocking between wood fibers and the nail, and it caused little fiber separation; 3) even with 16d common nails, few wood failures in the tested connections were found.
6 Center the walls on the footing plates and tack the corner studs together with a 16d galvanized box nail. Square the walls by measuring opposite corners diagonally and shifting the walls until the measurements match, then nail the tie plates to the top plates with two 16d nails spaced every 12 in.
gap at the end, and nail at each stud with s single 8d galvanized box nail held 1 in.
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Finally, nail the soffit to the roof frame with 6d galvanized box nails. We used 12-in.-wide fiber cement siding for soffit material.
Lab testing to investigate pneumatically driven box nails for the edge nailing distance of 3/8-inch thick plywood shear walls.
We had harnessed the teams, hitched them to the wagons and put several extra pairs of shucking gloves into a box nailed on the side of the wagon.
As the opening session wound down, Box nailed his second as he turned on an Anthony Price pass, and released a back-hand shot to net Billingham's third.
Attach to the carriage with two 8d box nails at each carriage.
These expanded and reinforced ends can be assembled using 1 1/2" long #5, flat-headed wood screws and 3"-long, 2d box nails.