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Old 09-02-2008, 11:15 AM   #1
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What type of nail to use on stair treads??


I'm about to put down stair treads and want to put in about 3-4 nails per tread along with using glue, can anyone recommend a certain type of nail that will hold better than others?
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Yes, the ones with the little spirals running along the shaft. They are installed with a screwdriv........

OH WAIT, those are called screws.

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i thought about using screws in the back of the treads since the riser would cover them up but really dont know what to use up the right hand side since it would be seen, i guess i will just use finish nails and putty over them.
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Use "finish screws" and putty them.
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I'm "assuming" these finish screws have smaller heads on them than regular screws? I will go to Lowes today to see if i can find them.
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YUP!!! That's a safe assumption. Usually available in square drive.

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