nail set


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nail set

n.
A tool used for driving a nail so that its head is below or flush with a surface. Also called nail punch.

nail set

or nail punch
n
1. (Tools) a punch for driving the head of a nail below or flush with the surrounding surface

nail′ set`


n.
a short rod of steel used to drive a nail below or flush with a surface.
[1895–1900]
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The only other tool you might need is a nail set, for setting the heads of finish nails below the surface.
The progression of photos on this page illustrate how the faux butt hinge works: (1) the cabinet without the butt hinge; (2) the cabinet interior showing the concealed hinge; (3) peeling the protective cover off the EuroButt II hinge; (4) applying the EuroButt II hinge against the door face; (5) pressing the EuroButt IIPSDA tape into place; (6) setting the nail; (7) the EuroButt II with the nail set into the countersunk hole; (8) the EuroButt II hinge is in place and the door is installed with the concealed hinge; (9) a view from the outside, with the partially opened door; (10) the EuroButt II hinge with the door fully closed.
The Beauty Connection Spa and KOKO Nail set a new record for the most nails filed totalling 50,080 and varnished fingernails of 5,108 people.
You need a nail punch, such as the Stanley FatMax Interchangeable Nail Set, from pounds 6.
Set the nail heads slightly under the surface with a nail set, spackle the new nail holes and touch them up with paint.
She had no trouble with the nail guns, as she may have had with a hammer and nail set.
Even if you have a flooring nailer, drive these first nails into the tongue by hand, using a nail set to sink the heads below the wood surface.
To hide the nail heads, countersink them (drive them below the board surface using a nail set or another nail) and cover with wood filler.