The Table on the next page, which is taken chiefly from Government schedules, shows the weight per 1000 of some of the most useful sizes of different kinds of nails.

Spikes are generally sold by the cwt. Their weight may be taken as follows : -

Weight Of Nails 300278

Figs. 179.

Length.....

5

6

7

8

9 inches

Weight per 1000 .....

100

200

300

450

600 lbs.

Pound Nails are of a particularly heavy description, and are also sold by the cwt.

Table, Showing Common Sizes And Weights, In Lbs. Per 1000, Of Different Kinds Of Nails, Etc

Length from point to under side of head in inches.

3/16

1/4

5/16

3/8

7/16

1/2

9/16

5/8

11/16

3/4

7/8

1

11/8

11/4

13/8

11/2

13/4

2

21/4

21/2

23/4

3

31/8

31/4

33/8

31/2

33/4

4

41/2

5

6

Iron Nails.

Brads, Cut..

..

...

..

..

..

5/16

...

..

.

12/16

.

1

..

11/4

6

8

12

12..

14..

...

..

..

..

..

..

Wrought, Fine..

..

...

...

..

...

1/2

...

...

...

3/4

...

14/16

..

13/4

23/4

4

„ Flooring ..

...

...

...

...

..

...

...

..

...

...

...

..

5

7

9

12

16

24

32

.

...

..

..

..

..

..

...

..

..

...

8

10

15

...

20

Clasp, Fine..

....

..

..

......

...

..

...

..

..

..

...

13/4

21/2

...

4

6

10

...

18

..

...

..

Strong ...

..

..

..

..

.

..

...

..

.

..

..

..

..

..

7

10

12

14

20

25

32

40

..

..

...

Cut..

..

...

..

..

...

..

..

..

.

..

...

...

...

3

...

31/2

8

12

..

..

..

...

...

..

...

...

...

Clout, Fine...

..

...

..

..

..

..

...

...

..

11/4

....

2

..

3

...

4

5

..

...

..

..

..

...

...

..

..

Strong ...

...

...

..

..

..

..

...

...

..

..

..

5

9

16

23

32

40

60

80

..

..

..

Countersunk ...

...

..

.

...

..

..

...

..

..

..

7

..

10

12

16

20

24

...

..

..

Tinned ...

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

...

..

..

.

...

4

7

..

..

...

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Dog, Die-head ...

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

...

...

..

...

..

..

..

..

16

..

...

20

39

56

76

...

....

..

...

...

...

Rose, Fine..

.....

..

..

....

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

......

..

....

..

...

.

...

..

..

...

..

..

...

40

..

...

Strong..

....

..

..

.

..

..

..

..

..

2

...

..

4

..

7

10

..

16

20

..

28

...

36

507/16

70

90

Sprigs, Glaziers'..

..

..

..

..

..

1/4*

..

..

14/16

..

..

..

.....

..

...

..

..

...

...

...

..

.

...

..

....

...

...

...

Tacks, Flemish..

..

'i1/4

6/16

1/2

14/16

..

...

..

..

...

...

....

..

..

...

...

..

..

...

..

...

..

...

..

Strong Cut..

..

1/4

6/16

10/16

14/16

12/16

14/16

1

11/8

..

..

..

...

..

..

...

...

...

.

...

..

..

..

..

..

..

...

Fine Cut..

1/8

3/16

1/4

5/16

6/16

1/2

10/16

3/4

14/16

1

..

....

Cordes' Patent Wrought Nails.1..

..

....

..

..

....

...

..

...

..

..

..

..

...

.

Rose, Fine, Flat point..

..

..

21/2

..

31/3

4

5

7

8-10

10

124-14

14-17

«2

42

Strong, do...

..

...

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

...

...

..

.

6

7

8

10

12

17

20

23-25

---------Sold by the cwt.--------

Best or Cooper's sharp..

...

..

..

...

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

...

7

8

10

12

17

20

23

32

Best Canada, sharp ...

...

..

...

...

...

..

...

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

4

5

7

8-10

10

124

14-17

Clasp, Fine

..

.

..

..

..

...

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

4

5

7

8

10

...

14

Copper Nails.

Dog, Die-head .....

..

..

..

..

...

...

1413/16

2911/16

40

801/16

80?

Jagged ....

..

..

..

..

..

..

Rose, Fine..

..

..

..

...

..

13//4

25/16

47/16

55/16

6A

102/16

103/16

143/8

1811/16

80A

506/16

Strong..

..

31/4

53/16\

99/16

111/4

Tacks ....

...

10/16

13/16

115/16

Slating Nails

Composition..

..

..

...

..

..

..

...

515/16

66/16

8A

Zinc.....

..

...

...

..

..

..

...

215/16

37/16

47/16

7A

11

..

..

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