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).