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Avoiding nail blowout: straight to the point

I read with interest the answer you gave about avoiding blowout with pneumatic nail guns in the November 2007 issue of WOOD (issue 180, page 92). In my experience, whether it’s grain or knots that deflect the nail, a little knowledge about the nail you’re using is key. Use the tricks shown to guide the nail’s deflection and avoid blowouts.
—David Schmidt, Medford, Ore.

 

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