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NAIL, A measure of length, equal to two inches and a quarter. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Laboratory testing to investigate pneumatically driven box nails for the edge nailing distance of 3/8 inch thick plywood shear walls.
In this article, we'll show you the most common problems you'll encounter when nailing trim with a nail gun and the techniques you can use to prevent them.
You're nailing two pieces of wood together and suddenly the wood splits.