Holding a Nail in Place

Having a difficult time holding that small nail while trying to hammer it into the wall? Here's a great tip, poke it through an index card and keep hold on the index card. It's a sure bet that you won't hit your fingers with the hammer!

By Amanda from Bloomer, WI

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January 13, 20070 found this helpful

Cool idea! Just what I needed since we recently moved and haven't put up the pictures yet.

From another (Watertown)Wisconsinite-Mikki

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January 14, 20070 found this helpful

Hey, that's a super great idea! I've always had trouble holding small nails in place without banging my fingers with the hammer. I have a lot of small cardboards I can use for that purpose. And the great thing about the idea is that I just have to pull / rip out the cardboard after the nail is in place. Thanks a lot, Amanda!

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January 18, 20070 found this helpful

You can also use the clear lid from a deli container then you can see where you are placing it......

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