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Old 08-22-2010, 11:36 PM   #1
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Best way to toe-nail studs


What the best way to toe nail studs without a nail gun?
Is it a good idea to predrill the nail holes?

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bob....I use a hammer. Google "toe nailing framing" for tutorials.

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Old 08-23-2010, 11:45 PM   #3
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Support the board with your toe, hence the word "toenail".
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Use the correct angle for maximum shear: http://books.google.com/books?id=_CP...age&q=&f=false

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