1. J

    First Fix nails for nail gun. Ring or smooth to build stud walls?

    I have borrewed a pasloded IM350 to speed build up of few studwall instead of suing screws. As I have to buy some 90mm nail and found fishers to be cheaper than the original Paslode. I only have doubt if the nails need to be smooth or ring. Any help on this?
  2. G

    What nail gun for fencing?

    Evening, I'm about to finish an arris rail / featheredge fence and am thinking of buying a nail gun to put up the featheredge boards. I've been looking for an excuse as I often need one, but it needs to do many things as I'm a DIYer so cant justify framing, 16ga, 18ga, 23ga etc. I'm thinking of...
  3. M

    Replacing Floorboards: nail gun or hammer?

    We’re in the process of renovating the spare room in our 1970’s house. It’s in the process of being completely re-plastered at the moment. We like the idea of a ‘Nordic’ look with a white oiled or painted floor, and much prefer the look of natural wood floorboards rather than an engineered...
  4. B

    Oak square edged flooring

    Hi there, I'm renovating my Tudor house and working on the floor in one room which needs completely replacing. I have purchased new oak boards which are 3/4" thick and 8" wide square edge which will be fitted directly onto the existing joists. I don't really want to screw them down as i'm...