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Staples, Brads and Pins

Staples, Brads, and Pins all have different uses in carpentry.

The staple is your main fastener for furniture builds. The staple has a more sturdy hold and the material it is fastening (wood, MDF) won’t come undone as easily as with a brad or pin. Staples should not be used for finish carpentry work. The staple has a larger head than the brad nail and will leave big holes in your board.

The brad nail is probably the most common nail used. Brad nails are a lot of thin nails lightly glued together and have a flat head. They come in a few different sizes for all your finish carpentry work.

Finally, we have pins. Pin nails come in a sheet and are lightly glued together but have no head. They are completely straight and very, very thin. When you shoot these in with a nail gun, you can barely see a hole and you don’t really have to putty the hole.


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