Tuttle, Alan H. Formerly, Vocational Division, State University of New York Agricultural and Technical Institute, Wellsville, New York.
Last reviewed:January 2020
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The driving of nails in a manner that will position and hold two or more members, usually of wood, in a desired relationship to each other. The contact pressures between the surfaces of the nails and the surrounding wood fibers hold the nails in position. Some types of nails are shown in the illustration.
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