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Old 04-11-2010, 05:06 PM   #1
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What Length Staples


I am going to install 3/4" White Oak Hardwood Flooring in 3 1/2" wide, tongue and grove. What would be the best length of staples to use with a Air Floor Stapler. I was thinking either 1 3/4" or 2". These will be 15 gauge.

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The rule of thumb for nails is 1/3 of the length of the nail in the material to be fastened, 2/3 of the length in the material to be fastened to.

http://www.hoskinghardwood.com/Tools...ls_to_Use.aspx

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