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 Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz. 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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  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?


  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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