How to hammer a nail

According to the classification of construction nails are materials such as fasteners or hardware (small parts). There are many functions performed by nails – from ordinary bonding boards to “pristrelivaniya” wooden structures to concrete base.

Material for the manufacture of conventional construction nails is a crude steel. By coating the nails are:

  • Electro
  • hot-dip galvanized
  • Acid-resistant
  • copper

For capital construction building codes is recommended to use nails, hot-dip galvanized passed. Black nails can only be used in temporary structures as they are oxidized even by prolonged contact with the air, and hence – rust.

For interior use electro-galvanized nails.

Industrial nails are marked with two numbers. First – the diameter of the nail shaft, and the second – the length in mm. Nail-head can be smooth or grooved. Nails with a notch at a short distance from the cap provide a more reliable connection parts than smooth.

Hammering nails on the advice of experienced craftsmen.

How to hammer a nail? – It’s very simple!

In the marked tip the nail and gently several times to hit him. After it enters into 3-4 mm into the surface of material stronger hammer blows it to the desired depth. Keep at this nail better closer to the cap. Started to bend the end of this operation, you can hold the nail with pliers.

In order not to leave dents on the hammer on the wall, board, etc. You can use the countersink. This is a special extension or independently adjusted.
When choosing the length of the nail, remember that it is at least two-thirds must enter into the bottom of the fastening part.
If you need to nail a thin board thick nails, it is better to tip a little dull. This is done by a nail set on a hat and a hammer beating on the tip. Too thick and pointy nail can split the board.
This compound is more durable, better nail to hammer slightly angled toward the direction of the wood grain.
Under load the nail is hammered too at an angle – from the top – down.
Should not rush to hammer a nail into the plaster walls – the blow can fly off a piece of plaster. Better to drill a small hole into which then hammered a nail.
It happens that when nailing bent. To pull it out, under the clamp or claw enclose a piece of plywood or cardboard, then the wooden surface of the part is not scratched.
If you need to hammer a nail in a remote place where you do not put a hammer, nail line with bolts for driving gvozdyamozhno lengthen the bolt screwed with him to the edge of the nut.
If you want to hammer a few nails, it is better not to do it in line or one after the other, and staggered – then splits wood item.