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I'm installing prefinished 3/4" hardwood flooring in a bedroom upstairs. I'm down to the last 3 rows against the wall where the floor nailer nor finish nailer will fit.

What is the best way to install these? I'm hoping there is a better way than face nailing them. It is difficult to find any lengths that don't have some warp to them so it appears they need to be pried into place and nailed somehow.

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I don't do floors daily but when I do I make sure to save some nice straight pieces for the last few rows. Since it is likely too late for that, couple of things. First off pull up any red rosin paper or whatever you are using under the floor for those rows and lay down some stripes of pl-400. Remaining choices are 1) predrilled and hand nail all except the last, then gun nail that one along time edge that will be covered by the shoe molding. 2) nail with the gun into the ENDS of the strips to hold them until the glue dries. Ron
 
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