face nailing

face nailing

[′fās ‚nāl·iŋ]
(engineering)
Nailing of facing wood to a base, leaving the nailheads exposed.

face nailing

Nailing in which the nails are driven perpendicular to the face of the material.
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The face nailing is necessary because the stapler won't fit that close to the wall at this stage.
I used staples at the top and bottom before face nailing two brads through each short rail of the front and back face frames (into the side frames).
By eliminating the need for face nailing, the revolutionary Dryloc system makes trim and siding installation durable and self-leveling.