Sharkstooth is a simple, effective and long lasting hidden deck fastener for decking boards and decking-planks.
No. Sharkstooth hidden deck fasteners are manufactured from 304 grade stainless-steel.
Yes. Sharkstooth is suitable for virtually all types of hardwood. Contact us if you are unsure.
Yes. Sharkstooth is suitable for all types of softwood including pressure treated and kiln dried pine.
Yes. When using C-section steel for the decking joists, fix Sharkstooth to the side of joist using a self-drilling screw.
Yes. Sharkstooth is manufactured from 304 stainless steel.
Cupping is virtually eliminated when you use Sharkstooth.
When you purchase a pack of Sharkstooth hidden deck fasteners, you are supplied with a special installation tool for driving the fastener into the decking boards.
Yes, because Sharkstooth is manufactured from 304 stainless steel.
We recommend you always check with your local council/authority for the suitability of any materials to be used when building in coastal salt-spray zones.
If you are into DIY and have a good understanding of correct building practices, then yes, go for it.
Yes. Sharkstooth’s unique side fixing into the decking boards means you can re-fix your old decking. Once installed you can then fill all the old nail holes from the first time the deck was laid.
Yes. Every time you butt-join two decking boards, use a Sharkstooth fastener on both sides of each board where the join occurs.
Sharkstooth is designed for use in construction zones. The fastener itself is safe to install but you must take all necessary safety precautions associated with working in a construction zone.
In most cases no. Soft timbers such as pine do not need to be pre-drilled to install Sharkstooth. However, some harder timbers such as Kwila may require pre-drilling especially at butt-joins.
You will need to use a countersink tool first for the screw. Once the screw has been fitted use a plug cutter to get a plug from a sample of the decking you are installing. Insert the plug with some PVA glue, then trim with a chisel and sand to match the surrounding timber.
Click on the ‘Home’ page and you can quickly work out how many fasteners you will need from the calculator located there.