social

Use Magnet To Pick Up Nails After Construction

After a renovation or construction outside, there are quite often loose nails lying about. Rather than trying to find them and pick them up, construct a sweeper board with high-powered magnets to do the work. Using car speakers from an auto wreckers, attach them (about 4) to a piece of board. Few people realize that they contain strong magnets.

Advertisement

Once attached, attach a rope to either end and drag the tool around the yard. It makes a quick clean-up of nails and other steel debris.

If you have access to old computers, the hard drives also contain very powerful magnets which is what we actually used. They were super-glued onto the board and dragged about.

Source: Based on a tip read in Harrowsmith Country Life magazine

By sooz from Bradford, ON

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Advertisement

In This Page
Categories
Home and Garden Home Improvement RemodelingJune 2, 2011
Pages
More
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
📓
Back to School Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-09-05 13:10:42 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Use-Magnet-To-Pick-Up-Nails-After-Construction.html