Nails, various sizes (see table).

Brads.

Blind hinges.

Window bolts.

Axle pulleys.

Sash locks.

Sash cord.

Window weights.

Mortise locks.

Rim locks.

Butts, various sizes.

Parlor door hangers.

Wrought butts.

Strap hinges.

Transom lifters.

Cupboard catches.

Hooks and eyes. Drawer pulls. Mortise bolts. Flush bolts. Registers. Door stops. Tin window caps. Tin shingles. Valley tin. Hip shingles. Tin roofing:. Conductors. Screws. Sandpaper. Wardrobe hooks On small jobs old contractors who have learned to judge from experience usually arrive at the quantities of nails by guessing. The following table, how ever, may be found available to many in estimating nails for various purposes. As wire nails are coming into general use, and are already extensively employed, the basis of estimating has been made on the number of wire nails to the pound. If cut nails are used add one-third to the amount:

Table For Estimating Nails

1000 shingles require 3½ pounds 4d nails.

1000 lath require 6½ pounds 3d nails.

1000 feet of beveled siding requires 18 pounds 6d nails.

1000 feet of sheeting requires 20 pounds 8d nails.

1000 feet of sheeting requires 25 pounds lOd nails.

1000 feet of flooring requires 30 pounds 8d nails.

1000 feet of flooring requires 35 pounds lOd nails.

1000 feet of studding requires 14 pounds lOd nails.

1000 feet of studding requires 10 pounds 20d nails.

1000 feet of furring 1x2 requires 10 pounds lOd nails.

1000 feet of ⅞ finish requires 30 pounds of 8d nails.

1000 feet of 1⅛ finish requires 40 pounds lOd finish nails.

The following table shows the name, length and number of nails to the pound of the different sizes:

Number Of Nails To The Pound

No. to a pound.

Name.

Length.

3d fine

inch.

1150

3d common

inch.

720

4d common

1⅜

inch.

432

5d common

to

inch.

352

6d common

2

inch.

350

6d finish

2

inch.

252

7d common

192

8d finish

inch

190

No. to a pound.

Name.

Length.

8d common .........

inch

132

9d common ..........

inch

110

10d finish ...............................

3

inch

137

10d common ..........

3

inch

87

12d common ..........

inch

66

20d common..............

9%

inch

35

30d common ..........

4

inch

27

40d common ..........

inch

21

50d common ..........

5⅛

inch

15

60d common

6

inch

12

70d common

7

inch

9