Nails for Frames various


If you don’t know what kind of nails you need, we recommend the following:

  • Use 1 1/4″ for frame top bars,
  • 7/8″ for frame bottom bars

The 1 1/4″ are 17 gauge (Approx. 1100 nails per pound)

7/8″ are 18 gauge ( Approx. 2200 nails per pound)


7/8″ length, 18-gauge coated flathead nails typically used in frame construction, specifically for attaching the bottom bar.

Approx. 2200 nails per pound.

1 1/4″ length, 17-gauge coated flathead nails. Typically used in the top bar for frame construction.

Approx. 1100 nails per pound.