Porter-Cable 23-Gauge Pin Nailer

By Todd Fratzel on Finish Carpentry, Power Tools, Product Reviews

porter-cable 23-gauge pin nailerOne of my favorite air tools in my workshop is my Porter-Cable 23-Gauge Pin Nailer. Pin nailers are very useful for all kinds of home improvement projects and fine carpentry. Most often I use the pin nailer when I have delicate pieces of wood that need to be held in place for a glued assembly. The 23-gauge pins are almost invisible and they hold the assembly together while the glue dries.

The Porter-Cable 23-Gauge Pin Nailer Features:

  • 1/2-inch to 1-inch 23-gauge pin nailer; automatically adjusts to pin length; visual reload indicator
  • Rear exhaust; dual trigger feature; 170-pin magazine
  • Sturdy aluminum magazine; contoured, rubber handle
  • Includes nailer, case, oil, 2,000 3/4-inch pins, couplers, wrenches, manual
  • 6-1/4 by 9 inches; 2 pounds; 1-year warranty

So if you want to buy a really great quality pin nailer then I suggest you buy the Porter-Cable PIN100 1/2-Inch to 1-Inch 23-Gauge Pin Nailer from Amazon. You’ll also get free shipping!

About the author

Todd Fratzel

I’m full time builder for a large construction company in New Hampshire. I run their design-build division that specializes in custom homes, commercial design-build projects and sub-divisions. I’m also a licensed civil and structural engineer with extensive experience in civil and structural design and home construction. My hope is that I can share my experience in the home construction, home improvement and home renovation profession with other builders and home owners. I’m also the author of Tool Box Buzz and Today’s Green Construction. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions or you’d like to inquire about advertising on this site.

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2 Comments

  1. Liz says:

    Hi Todd! I’ve heard pin nailers make such small holes that they don’t even need to be covered with wood putty to hide them. Is this true?

    Thanks!

  2. Todd says:

    @ Liz – You are correct. Most pin nailers leave such a small hole that you can’t see it.

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