Panel Pins

Panel pins are small woodworking fasteners designed for a range of applications. Cromwell stock a range of panel pins from brands like Matlock.

What are panel pins?

Panel pins are a type of nail that is small round and lightweight. They are typically made out of nail wire.

Why panel pins?

Panel pins are a strong but lightweight fixing and fastening solution.

When are panel pins used?

Panel pins are mainly used in applications like picture frames, or cabinet fixings.

Types of panel pins

• Panel pins are a type of push pin and feature a countersunk head to allot them to sit flush with a surface.

Considerations when choosing panel pins

Size - As with most fastening the length and diameter of the pin determines its usage in an application.


Can panel pins be used to mount picture frames?

Providing the frame is of a light weight then, yes.

How do I apply panel pins?

Panel pins can be pushed in some of the way by hand however on harder surfaces a light tapping with a tack hammer should suffice to drive them into the workpiece or surface.