secret nailing

blind nailing, concealed nailing, secret nailing

blind nailing
1. Nailing in such a way that the nail-heads are not visible on the face of the work.
2. In finished roofing, the use of nails that are not exposed to the weather.
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There are two ways to install the flooring - either securing it to the subfloor with glue, or secret nailing using a floor nailer (available to hire from most hire shops).
One method is secret nailing, in which you drive panel pins through the tongue at an angle.
A solid oak floor came from an Edwardian country house, 100 years old and still worth having for its high quality and secret nailing.