Glasgow Nails

Based in Mansfield, Massachusetts, our business roots go back to 1870 in Scotland. Until 2013, we were the last manufacturer in the UK still making square cut, or antique nails, products in the traditional way using machines that have not changed markedly in 200 years ensuring our products retain the authentic look, feel and use of the original cut nails.

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  1. Glasgow Boat Nail
    Glasgow Boat Nail

    The Glasgow Boat Nail is a reproduction of a boat nail that used to be made by Mustadfors Bruk in Västra Götaland, Sweden. Used throughout Scandinavia for traditional boat building and restoration projects, also called an Oakwood Nail, Ekspik, or Timmerspik. Boat Nails have a long-tapered shank and a slightly rounded head. The original Swedish nails were made from square wire, these nails are sheered from sheets of steel. All of our Boat nails are hot-dipped galvanized for rust protection. Glasgow Steel Nails were originally produced in Scotland until being purchased in 2013 by Tremont Nail Company. Please note that Glasgow Steel Nails are now sold by pound. Larger quantities and self-color by request only, please contact our sales team for prices and lead times.

     

     

    Size In MMs Approximate Nails Per Pound
    50 x 5 x 4 63
    65 x 5 x 4 55
    75 x 6 x 5 25
    100 x 8 x 6 15
    125 x 10 x 8 9
    150 x 10 x 8 6
    175 x 10 x 8 5
    200 x 10 x 8 4

     

    As low as $12.00
  2. Glasgow Cut Floor Brad
    Glasgow Cut Floor Brad

    The Glasgow Cut Floor Brad is traditionally used in the UK and Ireland for tongue and grooved floors. The head can easily be punched through the surface of the wood for a tight grip and the design of the nail prevents the wood from splitting. Glasgow Steel Nails were originally produced in Scotland until being purchased in 2013 by Tremont Nail Company. Please note that Glasgow Steel Nails are now sold by pound. Larger quantities by request only, please contact our sales team for prices and lead times.

     

     

    Size in MM Brads per Pound
    50 x 2.6 93
    60 x 3 70
    65 x 3.2 59
    75 x 3.2 51
    100 x 4 29
    As low as $10.00
  3. Glasgow Furniture Brad
    Glasgow Furniture Brad

    The Glasgow Furniture Brad is designed for use in antique furniture repair.

    Often the antique furniture market attempts to use original brads removed from pieces of furniture that are beyond repair. Since these brads are manufactured in the same way as the original, authenticity is maintained and time spent looking for old nails is saved. There are approximately 3500 brads per pound.

    Glasgow Steel Nails were originally produced in Scotland until being purchased in 2013 by Tremont Nail Company. Please note that Glasgow Steel Nails are now sold by pound. Larger quantities by request only, please contact our sales team for prices and lead times.

    $79.00
  4. Glasgow Moulder's Brad
    Glasgow Moulder's Brad

    The Glasgow Moulder’s Brad is a headless nail for use when the holding power of a cut nail is required but no head. It is used in timber-to-timber fixings and also to fix timber to aerated concrete block. The nail is a traditional nail in Scandinavia where the it usually receives a color finish to match the color of items being fixed. Also, can be used for castings if a smaller fastener is required. Glasgow Steel Nails were originally produced in Scotland until being purchased in 2013 by Tremont Nail Company. Please note that Glasgow Steel Nails are now sold by pound.

     

     

    Size in MMs Approximate Brads per Kilogram
    50 x 2  217
    60 x 2 163
    As low as $10.00
  5. Glasgow Rosehead Flat Point
    Glasgow Rosehead Flat Point

    The Glasgow Flat Point Rosehead Nail is used for restoration projects worldwide and for boat building in the UK and Ireland. For boat building please choose galvanized for rust protection. Glasgow Steel Nails were originally produced in Scotland until being purchased in 2013 by Tremont Nail Company. Please note that Glasgow Steel Nails are now sold by pound.

     

    Size in MM Approximate Nails Per Pound
    50 x 5 50
    65 x 5 44
    75 x 6 21
    90 x 6 17
    100 x 6  15
    115 x 8 9
    125 x 8 8
    150 x 10 5
    175 x 10 4
    200 x 10 3

     

    As low as $10.00
  6. Glasgow Rosehead Fine Shank
    Glasgow Rosehead Fine Shank

     The Rosehead Fine Shank is used in its self color form for restoration and conservation projects worldwide. It is distinguished by its rosehead and long taper down the shank. This nail is used in its hot-dipped galvanized form for boat building in Europe. Glasgow Steel Nails were originally produced in Scotland until being purchased in 2013 by Tremont Nail Company. Please note that Glasgow Steel Nails are now sold by pound. Larger quantities and hot-dipped galvanized by request only, please contact our sales team for prices and lead times.

     

    Size in MM Approximate Nails Per Pound
    50 x 3  102
    65 x 3 79
    75 x 3.2 61
    100 x 4 32
    As low as $10.00
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