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xx   NAIL

Tip: Use a steel or lead block to absorb the shock when driving glazing points into a window muntin with a hammer.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.5#4) pg. 10

Tip on filling nail holes in prefinished trim or molding without marring the surrounding finish.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #71 Feb 1999 pg. 38

Tips on nailing.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1964 (v.54#12) pg. 76

Tip: Use a piece of pegboard to avoid marring finish when nailing into wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #215 Jan 1981 (v.31#1) pg. 116

Using tools. Hammers and nailing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #244 Dec 1983 (v.33#10) pg. 10

Tips for better nailing. Accurate toenailing, driving finish nails, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #306 Mar 1990 (v.40#3) pg. 14

Tip to help prevent the wood from splitting when driving a nail near the end of a board.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 43

How to use a C-clamp to nail an electrical box to a stud when there's no room to swing a hammer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 35

Solutions to five common carpentry problems. (1) Driving nails without splitting wood. (2) Leveling across long spans. (3) Drilling concrete. (4) Pulling nails. (5) Making square cuts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 46

Tip on nailing close to the sides of a cabinet without banging up the wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #337 Apr 1993 (v.43#4) pg. 32

Tip on how to drive masonry nails into concrete to mount furring strips or boards.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #337 Apr 1993 (v.43#4) pg. 82

Tip on setting popped nails (in walls and ceilings) without damaging the finish.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #346 Mar 1994 (v.44#3) pg. 12

Top ten nailing tricks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #351 Sep 1994 (v.44#8) pg. 12

Tip on using a small sliding bar clamp to hold a stud in place while toenailing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 42

Proven tips and techniques for nailing wood without splitting it.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #379 Jun 1997 (v.47#6) pg. 28

Chalkless nailing gauges mark the nail locations on siding or plywood.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #5 Oct-Nov 1981 pg. 7

Tip: How to orientate a nail to reduce the tendency to split moldings and other thin woods.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 12

Toenailing. How and when to use toenailing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 51

Tip: How to break off and conceal a bent box nail on a deck or exterior trim board.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 12

Tip to minimize the chance of splitting when nailing near the end of a board.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #11 Oct-Nov 1982 pg. 12

Tip: How to avoid accidentally striking wooden trim with a hammer when nailing by using a "cheater".
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 14

Tip: How to drive a nail in a tight-spot.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 14

Eliminate nail holes by lifting a chip of wood, driving the nail, and gluing the chip back in place over the nail head.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 14

Using a prybar to lever a nail into position in a location where a hammer can't be used.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #63 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 26

Conceal finish-nail holes with plugs that are simultaneously cut and inserted from matching wood using a modified nail set.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #91 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 32

Nailing basics. Covers selection and use of a hammer, selecting nails, feeding nails, starting, pulling, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #110 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 80
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #111 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 12

Advice on proper tool and technique for driving concrete nails.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #121 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 18

Tip on using a drill-press quill to push-in small nails.
FINE WOODWORKING #85 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 22

Simple shield prevents hammer marks when pounding nails.
FINE WOODWORKING #87 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 20

Driving small nails and brads. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #714 Oct 1987 (v.83) pg. 10

Tip: How to use a wood clamp (handscrew) to drive a nail or brad in a space too confined to swing a hammer.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 51

Improve your nailing techniques.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1983 (v.4#8) pg. 22

The art of toenailing to pin together two pieces of lumber that butt against each other.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1984 (v.5#4) pg. 18

Tip: Use a rubber washer to prevent hammer hitting wood when driving nails.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1977 (v.147#4) pg. 194

Tip: Install finishing nails through a piece of inner tube so that a "missed" nail will not result in hammer marks in wood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 22

How to repair splits caused by driving a nail near the end of a board.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1982 (v.157#5) pg. 119

Workshop minicourse. Tips on driving nails.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1983 (v.159#3) pg. 110

Protective shield prevents accidental hammer "dimples" when driving small nails.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1984 (v.161#2) pg. 116

Joinery with "invisible" nails. How to do the "blind nailing" technique.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 160

Tips from master carpenter Norm Abram on caulking a bathtub, nailing, pulling nails, squaring large frames and making accurate repetitive cuts.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1987 (v.2#2) pg. 113
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.2#6) pg. 15

Tip: Use a serrated trowel as a guide to achieve uniform spacing of nails.
SPORT AVIATION Aug 1989 (v.38#8) pg. 63

Tip on marking the handle of a hammer to facilitate a more uniform spacing of nails.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #821 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.93) pg. 23

Tip on keeping a wall stud from moving sideways while toenailing.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #829 Oct 1998 (v.94) pg. 20

Blind nailer and two filler products suggested as ways to hide unsightly nail holes.
WOOD MAGAZINE #62 Aug 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 20

Tip on using a magnetic pickup tool to hold a supply small brads.
WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 8

Tip on using old plastic credit cards to prevent hammer dents on wood surfaces.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 35

Tips on "blind nailing" to conceal the heads of nails used to attach moldings.
WOODSMITH #53 Oct 1987 pg. 23