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Pneumatic Nailers

Host David Thiel explains what to look for in buying a pneumatic nailer.

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the 18 gauge brad nailer is adjustable
Photo 2 of 5The 18-gauge brad nailer is adjustable so the fastener can be countersinked.

The 18-Gauge Brad Nailer(2 of 5)

An 18-gauge brad nailer accepts 5/8 inch to 2 1/8 inch fasteners. That is probably the first tool of this kind that a home woodworker or crafter would buy. The tool has an adjustable depth-of-drive so that you can countersink the fastener.

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