Eraser Fingertips for Brad Nailing

Fingers can get in the way—and get a good banging—when you drive tiny brad nails into delicate projects. Here’s the easy solution.

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Fingers can get in the way—and get a good banging—when you drive tiny brad nails into delicate projects. Here’s the easy solution: Slit the eraser on the end of a pencil, slide in the brad, line it up, and tap it in with accuracy and zero pain. Hats off to readers Connie Patterson and Zane Mevey for nailing down this great tip.

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