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 Quantity Of Nails

Material.

Pounds Required.

Name of Nail.

1,000 shingles............................

5

4d.

1,000 laths...............................

7

3d.

1,000 sq. ft. of beveled siding...

18

6d.

1,000 sq. ft. of sheathing..........

20

8d.

1,000 sq. ft. of sheathing

25

10d.

1,000 sq. ft. of flooring .............

30

8d.

1,000 sq. ft. of flooring.............

40

10d.

1,000 sq. ft. of studding .........

15

10d.

1,000 sq. ft. of studding ..........

5

20d.

1,000 sq. ft. of furring 1" X 2"

10

l0d.

1,000 sq. ft. 7/8" finished flooring

20

8d. to 10d. finish

1,000 sq. ft. 1 1/8" finished flooring

30

10d. finish