The smaller brad nailer doesn’t have the same holding power as a finish nailers because it doesn’t use nails technically. Brads are basically a thinner nail gage for applying lightweight trimming. The great advantage of using a brad nailer vs finish nailer is that you won’t have to use wood putty to cover the hole because the brads are thinly gauged and the head is much smaller.
Load the strip of the nail in the magazine of the nail gun.
Put on safety glasses before switching on the gun control.
Before you start your project, practice shooting the gun at wood scraps.
Place the tip of the gun against the surface you want to nail
Push the gun’s tip against the surface and put pressure on the gun.