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Last Updated: , Created: Thursday, October 11th, 2001

Bending deck boards into place before nailing.

Ever tried to push warped deck boards into place so you can nail them down. It takes about three extra hands and a knee.

Well there are various "board benders" on the market. The one in the graphic is called the Bow Wrench. Essentially they grip the joist and allow you to force the board, with a lot of leverage, holding it in the right place while still having a hand free to drive in that nail.

Keywords: Decks, Wood, Nails, Tools, Techniques

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