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Finger Saver - Nail Holder

by MacGyver, published

Finger Saver - Nail Holder by MacGyver Jan 13, 2013

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Saw something similar to this online today and thought, Hey I can make that!

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This is why your on my dashboard, Mac.

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Print and nail. It works upside down along an edge to line up nails. If you have larger nails print it larger. Also was informed this thing is an IKEA invention for hammering the tiny pins into the backs of cabinets. Flip it over and use the ridges to line up the tiny nails for an even look.

New Version with divot to hold the nail straight!

Designed after seeing this JPG i.imgur.com/MyHc2.jpeg


This thing was made with Tinkercad. Edit it online tinkercad.com/things/fXCU3QGJnk7

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TheHellWithIn on Apr 12, 2014 said:

Be great made with NinjFlex

EliteNetworks on Jan 26, 2013 said:

This is why your on my dashboard, Mac.

MacGyver on Jan 26, 2013 said:

Glad to be of service!

qharley on Jan 13, 2013 said:

Anyone who at some time had a black nail should love this thing...

Fastrack on Jan 13, 2013 said:

Really neat idea! So simple too. I usually just use needle-nose pilers, but this will work better!

gwygonik on Jan 13, 2013 said:

Nice one! Though I did read it as "Finger Nail Saver Holder" and was really skeezed out. :-)

BenJackson on Jan 13, 2013 said:

I think the picture you linked is from IKEA. The other feature their holder has that yours doesn't is a divot to hold the nail straight. The spacing is set up so you can hold the clip flush to the edge of a cabinet (as shown in the picture) and have the nail centered when driven into the edge of the back.

If you have to drive a lot of nails this way I recommend using two. Your helper can constantly load nails and hand you "loaded" clips. I just build 7 PAX so I've driven a ton of nails that way!

MacGyver on Jan 13, 2013 said:

Well that is good to know! It will be really easy to add that with Tinkercad. I'll see about putting up another version.

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