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Copper Cut Tacks are a favorite fastener used by boatbuilders, woodworkers, crafters, upholsterers and carpet installers. Also known as Flat Head Tacks, they feature a sharp point, tapered body and an angular cut shank to resist pull-out.
Longer length copper tacks are used as clench nails for wooden light craft, lap-strake boats and wood and canvas canoe construction.
Our Copper Tacks are now offered in lots of 25 for those installing oar leathers.
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Do you ship to cyprus? I need copper tacks for a project where I will fasten copper sheeting to wood outdoors. 1 lb would be fine of the 10mm size.
We could ship tacks outside the USA usually by the postal service or UPS if they go there, payment will need to be by PayPal.
JD Tech Team
7/8" copper clinch nails/tacks....DON'T APPEAR ON THE PULL DOWN AS AVAILABLE?
The 7/8" are no longer available.
JD Tech Team
restoring a cedar strip and replacing several ribs so head diameter must match original nails, any idea what the head size of these nails is?
Approximately 1/4 to 5/16 inch.
How do I order just 50 of these?
Buy two 25 piece bags of 3/4" Copper Oar Leather Tacks
Hi again. I meant to say 3-8 not3/4 for 1/2 #?Thanks,Will
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perfect tiny copper tacks which can be soldered, annealed and are great for modeling.
Is there any way you can do 1/2 # of 3/4 tacs?Will
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as far as I know they are only sold by the pound
How large is the head of the tack?
The heads are by no means uniform. Each one is different in size but if I had to give a measurement I'd say they are between 1/4" to 5/16". Not round either but oblong.
Approximately 1/4 inch in diameter, but a little irregular so size varies from less than 1/4 to more than 1/4. These are significantly larger than the traditional cut tacks used on wood canvas canoes.
No, some stores have them bagged, Home depot, Lowes, Wal-mart. Tacoma Screw
The tacks sold through Jamestown are only sold in 1lb lots. Smaller tack sizes can be purchased through John Wilson who makes shaker boxes in Charlotte, MI John is singlehandedly responsible for the rebirth of the shaker oval box. He owns a turn of the century tack making machine He is well published in various woodworking magazines Google him John Wilson, Boxmaker
yes. so the number of tacks in a pound box will vary depend on the size of the tacks. i.e. there are more tacks in a box of 3/8" size tacks than in a box of 1" tacks, for instance.
I believe I have seen them sold by the count, but a Google search would be the best way of identifying your options.
sold less than the pound?
Hamilton Marine sells copper tacks by the ounce.
If you use them as rivets for fastening copper sheets for light fixtures.
The online order form only takes whole numbers, no decimals or fractions, so I would have to say "No" on the less than one pound. Have you tried calling them? they may be able to accommodate fractional orders with a live person taking the order, but the automated system will not allow for that.
I believe they sell the cut tacks in 1 pound increments only.
A good product, just as described.
Just as described, in stock and sold by the pound, rather than in a blister pack of 50. Thank you!
I'm not much of a writer and I don't build boats. I ordered these copper nails for use on some architectural birdhouses that I am making as gifts. I finish the roofs with a copper strip that's nailed on each side and while I do have to drill through the copper first (these nails are "copper soft"), the pointed tip of the nails easily seats the nail so it can be driven in the rest of the way. I'd also like to express my gratitude to this company for such an easy transaction and for selling these nails in a useable quantity. I'll definitely come back for more materials as my projects evolve.
St. Louis, MO
Exactly what I wanted, shipped right on time. AOK!
Archival picture framing includes stretching canvases in a traditional manner with real copper nails or tacks. It is hard to find copper tacks this size in decent quantities at most hardware stores. For clients who want the best, copper is the only way to go.
Brian The Framer
I couldn't believe how quickly this item was delivered. Seven days for half a world . Great service. Thanks men.
New South Wales, Australia
Good Quality Fasteners
Good solution for assembling wired bee hive frames to resist corrosion, and good anchoring of the wire in the shallow depth of the side bars.
The Real Thing
I use these real copper tacks to stretch my own canvas on stretcher bar frames for fine art painting. Copper does not rust like carpet tacks, and these tacks are easy to start since they are very sharp and they stay put. I used to order them from art supply houses, but they have gone to short copper plated nails that are inferior to real copper tacks. The 3/8's of an inch tack are the perfect size for nailing into standard stretcher bars, without having the points of the nails poking through on the other side.I teach my high school advanced art students how to save money while making their own canvases look professionally made.
Oak Hills Steve
Oak Hills, CA
These tacks are copper, not just copper coated. I stretch and prepare all my own canvasses for painting. I use high quality Belgian Linen and good wood stretchers, and it is important to me that the tacks are sturdy, beautiful, very functional. I like that I can get different lengths, and that this shipment came so quickly. Great service!
Real Copper Tacks
I always use copper tacks when constructing my canvases for painting. They don't rust, are easy to start when nailing, and they stay put until you remove them. But, like anything made from copper, they are pricey. Most art suppliers are selling copper coating nails which just work the same.