Nails, various sizes (see table).
Butts, various sizes.
Parlor door hangers.
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:
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:
No. to a pound.
No. to a pound.
8d common .........
9d common ..........
10d finish ...............................
10d common ..........
12d common ..........
30d common ..........
40d common ..........
50d common ..........