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cgstilley
Waffle-headed nail question
cgstilley

My husband ran across waffle headed nails in renovating our old garage. Does anyone know when they were in use or any history of them?

johnjh2o
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johnjh2o

Framer's hammers had a waffle head design on the head of there hammers to grip the nails. The design was often imprinted on the nail head after being struck by the hammer.

John

Sombreuil_mongrel
Re: Waffle-headed nail question
Sombreuil_mongrel

Cement-coated Sinkers have always had waffle/hashed heads. I think the coating would make them too slick to drive otherwise.
Casey

jkirk
Re: Waffle-headed nail question
jkirk

most stainless steel hand nails also have this pattern. their mainly used for prepainted wood siding. i use this type of nail made by simpson

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