Wood splitting is a common frustration for fence manufacturers. We frequently receive calls from panicked fencers seeking a solution for this recurring problem. When we tell them they need blunt nails they're often surprised and typically respond in confusion. Well, in this article, we'll explore this intriguing topic and shed light on exactly why blunt nails reduce timber splitting.
If you're someone who is into stapling and nailing as a hobby, or if you use them for your business, it's integral to know and understand the different types of staples and nails.
In this article, we will explore the best staples and nails to use for different jobs, ensuring that your projects are secure and long-lasting.
Well, following my previous post on staples, which also explains about finishes in both Stainless Steel and Galvanized.
I’d now like to take you into the fascinating world of ……wait for it………
What nail is best for beading? What nail is best for glazing? What nail is best for framing?
These are all questions we get on a regular basis, and today I'm going to offer just one solution for ALL of the above! So, without further ado, let's examine 23 gauge headless pins...
We recently received a customer inquiry requesting more information on the details of liquor, stainless-steel and galvanised finishes... For this reason, we figured we would sprinkle some of our expertise on the topic as it is not one that is well understood even within some parts of the industry. In this article, you can expect the differences between Liquor, Galvanised & Stainless-steel to be concisely outlined in an easy-to-understand fashion. Read More
It's been a while but My Toolkit are back with another blog. This time - Stainless Steel!
Is there any better feeling than finishing a project and being proud of what you’ve created? We don’t think there is!
But what if the beautiful piece you had worked so hard on began to stain orange from rust runs…
I just want to remind you to of a much welcomed service we offer here
Where you can easily alleviate the frustration of trying to source or match staples or nails. Example the 71 series staple which is commonly used in upholstering....
Hope last week was a good one for you. For us with the spring virtually upon us, we have been bombarded with orders for stainless steel staples and nails. Its that time of the year! when fences and outdoor buildings are being built along with the marine folk upholstering boats, large and small. One company explained to us how they got them selves in trouble by .... Read More
Having received yet another phone call to our office this week from a confused gentleman because of the different types of coil nails – I thought we should try and give some clarity. The most common type of coil nail is wire Read More
Hi Chuck again, Thought I’d talk a little this week about upholstery staples for attaching fabric with air operated staplers. There are mainly two types in the industry referred to as 71 Series and 80 Series. In a simplistic form Read More
Hi Chuck again, I want to point out this week our fantastically priced nail/fuel packs. Whether it’s for 1st or 2nd fix joinery – we stock them both. Produced by Senco they offer excellent quality at a very, very competitive Read More
Hi again, This week I thought I’d explain a little about fine wire upholstery staples. There are two types most commonly found in the industry 71 Series and 80 Series. Both types are fired through air operated staplers and vary Read More
Following my previous features Types of Staples – Explained and Brad and Pins – Explained we shall conclude with Types of Nails commonly used in this industry. I’ll just refresh the types of finish most commonly found on fasteners: Bright Read More
Hi, it’s Chuck here!! (The guru from Stapling and Nailing Supplies)
We get a lot of enquiries from people who would like to take up upholstery as a hobby, or maybe a small business start-up, and you know what? They all have 3 things in common – 1. frustration, 2. frustration, and 3. AHHHH FRUSTRATION!!