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Nail stakes

Nail stakes are used to secure wood forms or metal forms to the ground in all flatwork applications, for attaching screed bar holder clamps in flatwork finishing, securing landscape timbers, surveying stakes, string line guides, securing metal forms with pockets, securing wood forming for flatwork.

Nail stakes - description

dee Concrete Accessories nail stakes are available in 3/4" and 7/8" for both standard duty and heavy-duty construction requirements and are made from cold rolled U.S. made tool steel. dee designed, patented, and introduced the nail stake to the construction industry decades ago.

Our nail stakes come with a machined point designed to drive dee nail stakes and form pins through the hardest subgrades including frozen ground. Each nail stake is machined with 12 spirally arranged nail holes one inch on center, providing each nail stake with 24 prelocated nail entry points. This design provides the concrete worker with at least one well-located nail hole allowing him to firmly anchor the nail stake to a wood form.



dee's nail stakes are primarily used to secure wood or metal forms for concrete placement jobs including patios, sidewalks, driveways, foundations, pool curbs, intersections, bridge approaches, highway entrance and exit ramps, airport runways, roadways and taper pours for ramps.

dee's nail stakes are very versatile products and many uses outside concrete forming and concrete placement especially in the area of landscaping and lawn and garden uses.

Non-forming applications include:

  • securing landscape timbers
  • string line guides
  • property markers
  • general landscape small tree and large bush anchors
  • parking block or parking curb securing pins
  • tent stakes
  • grade stake markers
  • outdoor plant support stakes
  • lawn and garden ornamentation anchors
  • animal barrier fence corner pins and support stakes
  • check dam support spins
  • small craft temporary mooring pins
  • horse shoe stakes
  • volleyball net stakes
  • and many more.


Specifications/range of sizes


3/4" Standard
Nail Stakes

7/8" Heavy Duty
Nail Stakes

12" X X
18" X X
24" X X
30" X X
36" X X
42" X X
48" X X

X = Available

To properly remove dee form pins, nail stakes, and flat stakes, use the dee stake puller.


Features and benefits

dee cold-rolled steel nail stakes:

  • Come with 12 spirally arranged nailing holes one inch on center, giving each stake 24 prelocated nail entry points making the stakes easy and fast to use.

  • Always provide at least one nail hole that will allow you to firmly anchor the stake to the form board no matter how the dee stake rotates or angles saving time and money.

  • Keep the nail in place during alignment due to the nail holes, leaving both hands free to bring the form board to the line and hammer the nail.

  • Have an average life 2 to 3 times that of competitors' hot rolled stakes providing a better value and a safer product to use.

  • Eliminate splitting, twisting and splintering improving worker safety and eliminating lost labor time.

  • Require only one nail per stake practically eliminating form board damage and increasing productivity.

  • Are so strong, they can be used in place of 1" hot rolled paving form stakes

  • 24" dee Nail Stakes will pay for itself in five uses or less

  • Eliminate wood waste cleanup and expense from both broken stake boards and wood form boards saving time and money.

  • Are manufactured with a chamfered ring machined in around the stake top to prevent peening and increasing stake life.

Contact dee Concrete Accessories at 1-800-245-1333, fill out our contact form, or email us at to discuss your individual nail stake needs or to identify a distributor in your area.


Call 1-800-245-1333 for a distributor nearest you.

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