Hidden-Fastener Tool Vestal NY

Premium synthetic decks are the heart of my deck-building business, and I use hidden fasteners on all of my projects. In fact, I’m so familiar with hidden clips and screws that I almost wince just typing about them.

Local Companies

Fastenal- Vestal
607-729-7153
320 N Jensen Rd Vestal, NY, 13850
Vestal, NY
Nichols True Value Hdwe
(607) 699-7478
38 S Main St
Nichols, NY
Andre And Son True Value
(570) 278-1131
17150 State Route 706
Montrose, PA
Kmart 7375 / Cross Merch
(607) 754-5920
527 Endicott Plaza
Endicott, NY
Oakdale Mall
(607) 798-6000
Rt 17 Expy Exit 70
Johnson City, NY
Lowe's
(607) 770-9800
225 Sycamore Road
Vestal, NY
LOWE'S OF BINGHAMTON, NY
607 762-1000
1318 UPPER FRONT STREET BINGHAMTON, NY, 13901
Binghamton, NY
Home Central
(607) 687-3284
151 Central Ave
Owego, NY
The Home Depot
(607)785-8614
798 Main St
Johnson City, NY
Kmart 3521 / Cross Merch
(607) 772-6618
33 W State St
Binghamton, NY

by Greg DiBernardo

Premium synthetic decks are the heart of my deck-building business, and I use hidden fasteners on all of my projects. In fact, I’m so familiar with hidden clips and screws that I almost wince just typing about them. Tedious and slow, my standard method of installation had been to place the clip in a groove on the deck board, then drive a small screw into the clip and joist using either a cordless drill or an impact driver. That is, until recently, when Tiger Claw, a maker of hidden deck fasteners, introduced the TC-Gun.

TC-Gun
Tiger Claw Hidden Fasteners
800/928-4437
deckfastener.com
Street price: $279


This innovative tool was designed to speed up the installation of the company’s own TC-G clips as well as TimberTech’s CONCEALoc clips (manufactured by Tiger Claw and privately labeled by TimberTech). Tiger Claw’s clips work with Fiberon, Latitudes, Portico, TimberTech, and Trex deck boards, and with pregrooved ipe, teak, and meranti.

The pneumatic TC-Gun, a relatively lightweight and compact modified joist-hanger nailer, installs clips dramatically faster than the traditional way. The user places the clip on a holder built into the nose of the gun and, in one motion, inserts the clip into the groove on the deck board while laying the gun’s nail magazine flat on the joist. A squeeze of the trigger fastens the clip with a screw — not a nail.

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