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Framing Nail/Nailer Angles/Types?

I'm somewhat curious about framing nailer angles & framing nails. I see that they come in a variety of angles, and the nails that they fire tend to be different as well. I've also heard that ...
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Air Nails or Staples?

I have an air nailer/stapler capable of shooting, obviously, nails or staples. I've been using the nailer functionality quite often, to good effect, but I'm curious as to why someone would use the ...
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Spraying Shellac

In the link in this article, the author mentions spraying shellac. Is there any thing I should know before trying this out. Should I have a particular cut? Is there any tell tale signs I am using too ...
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Should I drain my air compressor after every use?

Someone once told me that I should drain the pressure out of my air compressor once I am done using the tools. Does one really need to do this? Someone once mentioned it had something to do with ...
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With a pneumatic nailer what is more important the quality of the nailer or the nails?

I needed/wanted a small pneumatic nailer for assembling small wood construction. I purchased an inexpensive nailer and nails at the local discount store, and found the nails often jammed. Within a ...