## 24. Nails

Nails. To calculate the quantity of nails required in executing any portion of the work, the following table, based on the use of cut nails, will be found useful:

## Table For Estimating The Quantity Of Nails

 Lb. Required. Kind of Nails. 1,000 shingles......... 5 4d. 1,000 laths.......... 7 3d. 1,000 sq. ft. beveled siding... 18 6d. 20 8d. 1,000 sq. ft. sheathing ...___ 25 l0d. 1,000 sq. ft. flooring...... 30 8d. 1,000 sq. ft. flooring...... 40 l0d. 1,000 sq. ft. studding.... 15 l0d. 5 20d. 1,000 sq. ft. furring 1" X 2"... 10 l0d. 1,000 sq. ft. 7/8" finished flooring. 20 8d. to l0d. finish. 1,000 sq. ft. 1 1/8" finished flooring 30 l0d. finish.

The following table gives the name, length, and number per pound of various sizes of nails:

## Sizes Am Weights Of Nails

 Name. Length in Inches. No. per Lb. 3d. fine.... 1 1/16 588 3d. common..... 1 1/16 488 4d. common...... 1 3/8 336 5d. common....... 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 210 6d. finish...... 2 204 6d. common..... 2 166 7d. common...... 2 1/4 118 8d. finish....... 2 1/2 102 8d. common....... 2 1/2 94 l0d. finish....... 3 80 l0d. common...... 2 3/4 72 12d. common...... 3 1/8 50 20d. common..... 3 3/4 32 30d. common...... 4 1/4 20 40d. common....... 4 3/4 17 50d. common....... 5 14 60d. common........ 5 1/2 10