A: The nail should come out in the center section of the stud, as shown in the illustration below.

Place toenails away from the end of the board a distance that’s equal to one-third the length of the nail. Angle the nail so it comes through at the center of the board’s thickness.
Place toenails away from the end of the board a distance that’s equal to one-third the length of the nail.

Angle the nail so it comes through at the center of the board’s thickness.


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