Nailing and Fastening hardwood floors
Here’s an article which outlines all there is to know (well, the basics anyway) about hardwood floor fastening. In addition to some basic ‘how-to’ information, the article also talks a little bit about the history of fastening, that before the 1950s, everything was done manually.
This is contrasted with pneumatic fastening machines and nail guns which allow the user to set the depth of a nail or screw in a hardwood floor. We’ve come a long way!