304 Stainless Steel Shake & Shingle Nails - Ring Shanks

Stainless Steel Shake & Shingle Nails

Shake Nails Ideal for Cedar Wood Shakes & Shingles | 304 Stainless Steel

  • High shear strength
  • Resist forces that make materials faces slide against each other
  • Storms, strong winds and hurricanes can cause this type of shear stress
  • Nails are recommended over screws for this purpose
  • Screws lack the necessary strength to resist shear stress
  • 304 Stainless Steel

A Shake nail, or shake & shingle nail, is used in wood shakes and wood shingles for both roofing and side wall applications. They are typically used for cedar shake applications. Shake nails feature large checkered heads to reduce hammer slippage while providing an increased bearing surface to support shakes and shingles. Shake nails also feature thin ring shanks for greater holding power while reducing wood splitting.

They have a high shear strength to resist forces that make a material's internal faces slide parallel past each other. Storms, hurricanes, and high winds can cause shear stress in materials. For these reasons, nails are recommended over screws for installing wood shakes and wood shingles as screws lack the needed shear strength to resist shear stress.

Products are listed as Steel Gauge x Length (Penny Size)

Products are sold by the Pound (lb.)

Nail Size (Length) Steel Gauge Head Size Penny Size Appox. Count Per Pound
1-3/4" 14 7/32" 5d 337
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Corrosion Resistant
Drive Style
Head Style
Stainless Steel
System of Measurement (Unit)
Tolerance (IFI)
Actual measurements may vary slightly +/- depending on production run within IFI Tolerances