I think I may have inadvertently joined Norm's Fan Club. I'm a tool
junkie and a long time do-it-yourselfer and a beginning wooddorker.
I had to install manufactured drawers, slides and slide holders in a
recently installed Aristokraff kitchen cabinet. Drilled pilot holes in the
front slide holders and screwed the left and right, upper and lower
front slide holders to the faceframe. When I looked at completing the
installation, I found I was too fat, too old and too stiff to get inside
the cabinet to drill and mount the left and right, upper and lower rear
(Note: My wife and I have an agreement: In order for me to
complete any project, I get a tool chit to add one tool to my
collection. The tool may or may not be necessary to complete
I grabbed my tool chit for this project and sped to the Borg.
Bought a Porter-Cable CFBN125A Pancake Compressor with a
BN125A Brad Nailer. I took a couple of test firings to set the brad
depth and went to work.
In less than 5 minutes, I had the rear slide holders attached to the
cabinet and the slides and drawers installed and the cabinet door
Boy, have I found a new toy! I'm not ready to give up my Besseys, but
this brad nailer will surely solve my problem of only having two hands.
The next project, what ever it may be, will likely provide a finish nailer.
I don't have a tool belt, I don't wear nail pockets, but I wonder if
somewhere out there I'll find a holster for my brad nailer.
I've never learned anything from someone who agreed with me.