October 27th, 2017

Raw audio of hammering small, metal nails into a wooden bookshelf. Recorded inside a house. The recorder was about 30cm away from the hammer strikes.

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You don't have to worry about crediting this sound if you are using it for non-commercial projects unless you want to (e.g. educational or non-profit activities), but if you use the sound for a commercial project you must credit the sound. If you would prefer to not have to give attribution for commercial projects, then take a look at the attribution-free license.

An example of how you might credit is by putting this in the description/credits:
"Hammering Nails, Close, A.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org

The sound was recorded using a "H1 Zoom recorder" on 7th October 2017.

Note: Audio quality is always better when downloaded.


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    johndoe140 1 week, 5 days ago

    Using it for a non profit school project.

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    Nboaram 4 weeks ago

    Hey! I intend on using this in my game! For a worker!

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    konixx123 10 months, 1 week ago


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    rpechter 1 year, 1 month ago

    HI! I'm using this sound in a (non-commercial) podcast. I'll credit and put a link.


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