* Casing--Looks similar to a finishing nail
, but is thicker and features a flat head.
Use 2-1/2-inch finishing nails
driven close to the same spots where the old nails were removed.
Get some help to stand the two side frames upright, then temporarily nail on the two long skirts using two 1 1/2 inch finishing nails
hammered most of the way into the board where a pair of 6-inch carriage bolts will go later.
It should also be used only with non-hardened, common or finishing nails
To make a small loom that will produce narrow tubes, use an empty spool of thread with four finishing nails
arranged around the top of the spool.
Center in 24-inch square and attach with finishing nails
With glue and finishing nails
, fasten in place so that they're flush with the top edge of the ends of the curved side pieces.
The traditional approach to installing solid wood flooring uses finishing nails
only, driven at an angle through the tongue of each board.
Next predrill the corners for 3d finishing nails
, one from the top and one from the side (Photo 8).
After wrapping the front and sides of the plywood in a piece of felt, I slipped it into the rack flush with the front edge, fastened it with finishing nails
countersunk in the sides of the rack, and attached the pulls through the drilled holes.
If you can't get under the stairs to work, try driving finishing nails
at an angle through the squeaky tread and into the supporting riser; and drive finishing nails
through the tread into the stringers on either side.
Use carpenters glue on all joints, then attach them with 1 1/2-inch finishing nails
(two per joint) before carefully setting the two side frames aside to dry.