Framing Nails

Framing nails are a type of nail that is specifically designed for framing lumber together. They have a number of characteristics that make them ideal for this application, including:

  • Large head: Framing nails have a large, round head that helps to hold the wood together securely.
  • Sharp point: The point of a framing nail is sharp and angled, which helps it to penetrate the wood easily and reduce splitting.
  • Thick shank: The shank of a framing nail is thick, which gives it strength and holding power.
  • Smooth or ringed shank: Framing nails can have either a smooth or ringed shank. Ringed shanks help to prevent the nail from pulling out of the wood over time.
  • Galvanized finish: Framing nails are often galvanized to protect them from corrosion.

Framing nails are available in a variety of sizes and lengths, depending on the specific application. For example, shorter framing nails are typically used for interior framing, while longer framing nails are used for exterior framing and heavy-duty construction.

Framing nails are an essential tool for any carpenter or construction worker. They are strong, reliable, and easy to use. Shop over 150 different styles and sizes of framing nails online at AFT Fasteners or contact us today for a quote.