A simple clothespin that is normally used for holding clothes as they dry can help to keep your fingers safe while hammering a nail. Just place the nail into a clothespin, and hold the other side of it with your fingers.
Sometimes we notice that things that are initially meant for one purpose become more effective for another. You just need to turn your imagination and creative thinking on and look differently at the things we are all used to. New ideas can make your life easier and sometimes even save you a lot of money.
GIGGAG collected a few great tips on how to use ordinary things in a completely different way.