pneumatic nail gun

If you have never used one before then you will have some difficulty when trying to decide on the right pneumatic nail gun that suits the job you need it for.

There are many models on the market that appear to be similar apart from size and color so how to pick the right one?

To help you we have listed some important points to consider before purchasing.


What jobs will you be using the pneumatic nailer for. These tools can be used for many different jobs with different versions such as:

  • Framing¬† (heavy duty for uses including for fencing, deck building, sub-flooring and framing)
  • Finish¬† (for such as baseboards, cabinets, wood furniture, hardwood flooring etc)
  • Roofing (light and easy to use and a larger nail storage capacity)
  • Flooring (shaped to stand on the floor and fire nails at the correct angle)
  • Trim (A Brad Nailer uses smaller nails suitable for smaller trim and fine woodworking jobs)
  • Concrete (More powerful for industrial use)

So you will have to think through your project and decide what equipment you will need. For wood the thickness and whether the gun will be able to hammer the nails. The type of gun will be clear once you have worked out exactly what jobs you need to complete and then the model will be chosen to suit the type and size of nails. Read the rest of this entry