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WHAT ARE SOME OTHER PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED WHILE NAILING?
- Splitting of lumber:
- All fasteners in wood must be installed without splitting of the lumber.
- There are no exceptions.
- Existing lumber can be very dry and stiff. If needed to prevent splitting, predrilling of holes at 75% of the nail diameter is required.
- Remember that nail guns, especially, will split the lumber if nailed too close to the edge