Hair Comb : becomes the most useful tool in the shed ?????

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While hammering fine nails for trim, I got sick of smashing the hammer into my thumb & finger !

The humble ” Hair Comb” is the most effective method Ive found to anchoring super fine nails in wood trim without smacking your fingers , once secured you just pull away the comb and hammer it home !!

The comb can hold several nail sizes as required via the various bristle gaps!!

Simple but effective !!!

-- Think,Dream,Inspire,Create ! your Shed is waiting for You !

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#1 posted 01-19-2011 04:24 AM

That’s a very clever idea. It sure beats the needle nose pliers that I’ve had to resort to a few times.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#2 posted 01-19-2011 04:36 AM

thats a great idea i will have to give that a try.

-- Derek,northerncan

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#3 posted 01-19-2011 06:58 AM

Great Idea! don’t forget to clean out the nail’s before you comb your hair ouch!

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#4 posted 01-19-2011 07:03 AM

Wonderful idea, thanks for sharing

-- Norman

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#5 posted 01-19-2011 03:13 PM

That’s a great idea! Since I severed the nerve in the pointer finger of my left hand I have no feeling in most of that finger and it makes holding nails very difficult. I end up smashing my finger or bending the nail in half because I let go of the nail too soon etc. etc. The good news is, when I smash my dead finger I can’t feel the pain, however it bleeds just the same. I am going to have to go and buy a comb! I can’t wait to try this. :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#7 posted 01-19-2011 10:42 PM

That is an awesome idea Thank you for sharing it.

-- Andrew "Yes I can" from NC

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#8 posted 01-19-2011 10:57 PM

Clever, dude! No more blue thumbs!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#9 posted 01-20-2011 01:35 AM

Excellent idea. Thanks for passing it on.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#10 posted 01-22-2011 11:58 AM

Nice idea. And a great way to put those old broken combs to good use. Thanks for sharing.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#11 posted 04-26-2011 09:07 PM

Wow! No more pain!

You are a genius!!


-- Jay Brad

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#12 posted 05-02-2011 07:10 PM

Great idea

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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