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On the West Coast, installing fascia is a specialized trade. "Board hangers," as they're called in California, methodically move through a tract development, hanging the fascia on house after house. The prices for this work are well established, and board hangers quickly learn that in order to make a profit, they must work efficiently. Over the years, I've developed a method that allows me to work by myself and hang fascia faster than two carpenters working together. Using nothing more than a 61/2-inch wormdrive saw and the tools in my nail pouch, I'm able to hang 2x8 fir fascia boards up to 24 feet long. Before climbing up on the wall plates, I lean the uncut fascia stock