Face nailing | Article about face nailing by The Free Dictionary
face nailing[′fās ‚nāl·iŋ]
Nailing of facing wood to a base, leaving the nailheads exposed.
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).