Operate nail gun


Use a mechanical tool to fasten parts together by hammering nails into wood or other materials. The nails are ejected by compressed air, electromagnetism or other forces.

Alternative labels

operate nail guns
use nail gun
handle nail gun
control nail gun
activate nail gun
operating nail gun
run nail gun

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate nail gun is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Operate nail gun is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Wood pallet maker: Wood pallet makers create wood pallets for use in storage, shipping and manipulation of goods. Pallet makers operate a machine that takes in usually low-grade softwood planks treated with heat or chemicals and nails them together. The material and shape of the pallets, the treatment methods, and the number and pattern of nails used are all highly standardised to make exchange of used pallets possible.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022