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Nail Removal Tricks

Remove nails the right way to salvage boards and save your hands

Length: 3:58
Produced By: Tom Olivares

Pulling nails from boards by brute force with a hammer claw is a sure way to create ugly gouges and to bruise your knuckles. In this video, learn how finesse and a few special tools help to free bent, headless, and—the most stubborn of all—galvanized nails.

To learn more, read "Pulling stubborn nails" from Fine Homebuilding issue #193 (Feb/March 2008), pp.116-118.

Video by: Jean-Paul Vellotti

From Fine Homebuilding193
January 17, 2008