wire nail


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wire nail

[′wīr ‚nāl]
(design engineering)
A nail made of wire and having a circular cross section.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

wire nail

wire nails
A nail made of wire, esp. a finishing nail or the like.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Fasten part C to A and B using exterior wood glue and 1" x #18 wire nails. Paint with exterior paint.
Wire nails are the familiar round-shanked nails we use today.
The tools needed are a hammer, saw, screwdriver, electric drill with masonry bit, rawl plugs and screws, two 1/2 inch wire nails, and a spirit level.