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Rule of thumb, Part I: When you're working with softwood lumber, the penny

Rule of thumb, Part I: When you’re working with softwood lumber, the penny
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Rule of thumb, Part I: When you’re working with softwood lumber, the penny of the nail you use should be the same, in eighths of an inch, as the board you’re nailing. For a 1/2 inch (4/8 inch) board, a 4d nail is fine.

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