Horseshoe Nail Cross Comparison

Our Nail Sizes Compared

both nail sizes compared side by side
We use two different sized nails, and two different sized wires. Some people can not tell the difference, and some can tell the difference right away. Everyone has their own preference.

This is a picture of the 22 gauge wire.
Left side is a 3.5 nail.
Right side is a #3 nail.

3.5 Cross of Nails

The 3.5 Nail is the most common sized used. This finished cross measures approximately 1-3/4 inches tall.

#3 Cross of Nails

The #3 Nail Cross is slightly smaller. This finished cross measures approximately 1-1/2 inches tall.

Wire Size Compared

comparing color coated copper wire gauge
We have two sizes of wire. This is a picture of the Double Wrapped Crosses so you can see the size of the wire better. Some people can not tell the difference, and some can tell the difference right away. Everyone has their own preference.

This is a picture of the 3.5 Nail.
Left side is using 22 Gauge Wire.
Right side is using 20 Gauge Wire.

22 Gauge Wire

The 22 Gauge Wire is a finer wire.

20 Gauge Wire

The 20 Gauge wire is a thicker wire.
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