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Old 01-23-2012, 11:21 AM   #16
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Nails are cracking my quarter round trim


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What is the best way to install trim? I have an older home (1899) and the quarter round trim needs replacing in some areas. The current trim is nailed but after I pull it, what do you recommend?
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It's amazing what clipping the tips or blunting the tips of the nails will do to stop splitting wood, but I don't know about the plastic stuff
('cause I'm a carpenter so all I know about is wood).

I alway's blunt the nail end even in some of the bigger #6 and #8 and most of the brad's . That will stop most of wood splitting. I would pre drill plastic i don't use that plastic stuff.
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See above post.
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LOL ok I see it now. Thanks. (Brad Tracker) Ill look it up

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