How to Hammer A Nail Through Wood Without Splitting It

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hey guys in this video I'm gonna hope to

show you how to take a nice big nail

like this and hammer it through a small

piece of wood like this without

splitting it so the thought here is if

you have a big nail like this and you

wanna nail the edge of it to something

what usually happens is there you go

it's split that's gonna split

so trick to that is take your nail and

before you hammer it into the piece of

wood you put it down and just tap the

edge of the nail with your hammer just

like that and the thought is is that now

this nail instead of splitting the wood

with a point it's going to push the wood

through that's the thought anyways so

we'll hammer it in the same place

all the way through and there you go no


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