DIY web site Instructables thinks your thumbs are too precious to sit in the path of your clumsy hammer, detailing how to repurpose an old mouse pad as a nail holder. It's a pretty simple idea (in essence, the mouse pad just holds the nail for you, though I think I'd double over the mouse pad to ensure a better hold of the nail), but if you aren't a wiz with the hammer, it might save you a black and blue fingernail or two.
Save Your Thumbs with a DIY Nail Cushion
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