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Pneumatic Nailers

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

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framing nailers use special round head nails
Photo 5 of 5Framing nailers use a special type of nails called round heads.

Framing Nailers(5 of 5)

Framing nailers use a special type of nails. They have full round heads in a plastic collation. The full round heads require the fasteners to be spaced a little farther apart than most fasteners used in pneumatic tools. Therefore, a much larger magazine is required to accept the same number of nails.