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Old 05-30-2017, 08:17 PM   #1
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Staple gun?

I'm trying to cut down the corner cabinets in the bedroom so they don't stick down so far. I have removed them and have a plan in mind on what I want to do to them. What I need is a staple gun similar to what Newmar used to build the cabinets. They have a 3/16 inch crown and I believe they are 22 gauge of 1/2" and 1" in length. I can find the staples but I have not been able to locate a staple gun. Would any of you have a source for such a thing? I've looked at Home Depot, Menards, and Lowes as well as the internet. Here's are pictures of what I am doing. The second one is the staple I'm looking for.





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Old 05-31-2017, 05:39 AM   #2
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Hi QuietWater,
Harbor Freight has just about everything. The stores you mention will not order the gun for you? Try Googling what you need.
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Have you thought of renting a Nail Gun, the hardware stores you mentioned should have small nails for the nail gun. Don't know if that would substitute the staples effectively for you?
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That staple is shot form an air powered staple gun. Did you look at the air guns at Home Depot?
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We have a few tool rentals shops near us, where I'm sure you could get one. Have you checked for local shops near you? I'm surprised HD and LOW don't have them.
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You need a 20 or 22 gauge Air nail gun. You can get them at Lowes or home Depot.I had to get one to do repair work on some of the trim that kept falling down.
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A trim gun from the aforementioned retailers will also do what you need. Sure, they're not staples but pin nails will do the same thing.

Ps: A little glue in the joints before shooting doesn't hurt.
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Less than 30 dollars at Harbor Freight. They work great with a 1 gallon pancake compressor.
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Buy a 16 gauge strait nail trim gun from Harbor Freight.It will shoot from one - two and a half inch nails, and that's all you need plus glue.The nails are better than staples to fill
in the heads after.
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