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Correct nails for Timbers

Discussion in 'Building' started by SS-ProjectBuild, 7 Dec 2020.

  1. SS-ProjectBuild

    SS-ProjectBuild

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    Hi,

    I will be framing my flat roof using 9 x 3 timbers.... what size/type of nails do i use to brin git all together (noggings/overlaps/framing etc) ?

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    6" round wire nails.
     
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    Thanks,

    Is there a nail gun that takes that size nails? Everyone ive seen for hire is max 90mm
     
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    3" or 4" round or ovals will do, you are only skew nailing to hold things in position, not crucifying it.
     
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    How many nails per side of nogging? 2 or 3
     
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    Woody are the nails meant to be skewed in then? not directly into the side of the noggin?
     
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    You can't knock them into the side of a noggin without skewing them!
     
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    Thanks... i bought some 100mm nails to see if they are the right size.
     
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