Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-16-2008, 02:24 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 95
Share |
Default

Size/Type of Nails for Interior Framing?


Hello.

I will have a Paslode F-350S 30 degree type D stick nailer and a Paslode F325C coil nailer.


What nails do I need for interior framing basement 2x6 and 2x4 walls non-load bearing?

8d for toe nailing and 16d for face nailing?

Should I just get all stick nails or should I get coil nails for the face nailing and stick for the toe nailing or does it matter?

Whats better/most used in the Canadian workplace?

Matt

mfleming is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2008, 05:50 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 9,519
Default

Size/Type of Nails for Interior Framing?


For framing I'd use 16D for everything.
Ron

Ron6519 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2008, 08:39 PM   #3
Idiot Emeritus
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Fernley, Nevada (near Reno)
Posts: 1,594
Default

Size/Type of Nails for Interior Framing?


I usually use 3-1/2" for nailing plates to studs, I like the idea of as much penetration into end grain as possible. These are good for toe-nailing as well.

I nail top plates together with 3-1/4", that way the end sticks out just a bit, so I know where not to drill holes.

I use 2-3/4" ring shanks for trimmers, invariably you'll shoot one right where you need to mount an electrical box, and these don't stick out at all.

Rob
micromind is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What nails to use? 2x4 framing, osb sheathing jw15842 Carpentry 6 09-08-2008 10:31 PM
cut nails ugabulldog Flooring 2 04-23-2008 11:19 AM
Rusty nails FatAugie Roofing/Siding 6 08-28-2007 09:25 AM
Which nails are right for the job? MIKEGOUGH1 Building & Construction 2 12-16-2006 10:54 AM
Deck nails jimgibson Carpentry 12 10-09-2005 02:22 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.