How to Prevent Nail Tips From Splitting?

Answer It is common for fingernails or toenails to split and peel. The technical term for this condition is onychoschizia and it includes splitting, brittle, soft or thin nails. According to the American ... Read More »

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How to Drive a Nail Without Splitting the Wood?

When driving nails near edges or ends of hard, brittle, or knotty wood, you may have the misfortune of having a large crack appear, or even a piece of your lumber break out at the edge. There are a... Read More »

Reasons & Cures for Nail Splitting?

Keeping your nails healthy and strong is important as its main function is to protect the fingertips and toes from injuries. The condition of your nails, which are composed of layers of a protein c... Read More »

Carpenters, how can I nail it down hard without splitting my wood?

Countersink. First of all, use a drill, if you can. So much easier. Drill the bit into the wood first, then line the screw in it and then it will go in easier. Keep it steady by placing one han... Read More »

What can I use to prevent green wood from splitting as it dries?

Recently cut wood, called green wood, can be treated with commercially available wood stabilizers to help prevent splitting during drying. Waxing the ends of cut wood can also help, as can securely... Read More »