for general framing work and for cement or vinyl coating that improves their holding power.
are smaller in diameter, which makes them less likely to split wood and are designed for construction boxes and crates, but they can be used in any application where thin, dry wood will be nailed close to the edge of the piece.
have small heads and are driven below the wood surface with a nail set. are used for attaching trim and moldings to walls.
are used for nailing window and door casing. They have a slightly larger head than finish nails for better holding power.
Brad small-wire nails
They are used primarily in cabinetry, where very small nail holes are preferred Flooring nails, which are often spiral-shanked for extra holding power to prevent floorboards from separating and squeaking. Nails Length: 2" Size: 6d
Duplex Head Nails (Double Head Nails)
are used for temporary construction, such as form work or scaffolding. The double head on this nail makes it easy to pull out when formwork or scaffolding are torn down.
Drywall (ratchet) nail
This is another specially designed nail with an annular or ring shank its principal use is to fasten drywall to wood studs.
They are rectangular in shape and have a blunt point,with little tendency to bend. They are obtainable up to about 5" long.