masonry nail

masonry nail

[′mās·ən·rē ‚nāl]
(design engineering)
Spiral-fluted nail designed to be driven into mortar joints in masonry.

masonry nail

masonry nail
A hardened-steel nail with a knurled or fluted shank; esp. used for fastening to masonry.
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IF YOUR walls are hard and bend picture hook fixings, use a masonry nail instead.
A DARTS fan who plays the game using masonry nails is hoping to return to the oche.
Ulster Unionist Councillor David Taylor said: "They must have used masonry nails or something to nail the flag to the memorial as it's cement.
Before you start to lay the bricks, knock masonry nails into the brick joints either side of your opening for the first course, and stretch some string between them.
They had uncovered masonry nails, roof tiles, parts of walls, a host of pottery and a stone which was once part of the 18th century Paxton mansion.
Another thing to remember when it comes to masonry nails is that they are a permanent fixing and are very difficult to remove without damaging the masonry.
They are the only hammers to use with star drills, masonry nails, steel chisels and nail pullers.
Masonry anchors can be drilled in or short masonry nails can be used.
If you've always had trouble driving masonry nails into concrete to mount furring strips or boards, try this trick.
Fix the battens to the wall, using screws or masonry nails, each one at 600mm intervals from the floor.
These wood strips not only take the masonry nails that secure the board to the wall but also provide a way to secure drywall directly to the insulated wall--without any conventional framing.
Builder Fred Arevalos set 2-by-6 plates with masonry nails, then built a 2-by-4 frame for six 4- by 8-foot ready-made lath panels; horizontal 2-by-2 braces provide midpanel support.