Magnetic Nail Holder

By Safety Nailer

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This magnetic nail holder lends a hand to make hammering easier and safer. It grips a nail for you, so you can preload one before you start swinging, and it keeps it straight and prevents it from buckling. (Try it with screws, too.) It also provides a better target to aim for. Miss hitting the nail? Don’t worry, impact-resistant ABS plastic can take it. Store the holder on your hammer between jobs.

  • Materials: ABS plastic
  • Instructions: Place fastener in the groove. Only use the Safety Nailer to start a nail or screw. Only use screws in the largest opening. See guide for full instructions
  • Includes: One Safety Nailer with interchangeable elastic bands and neodymium magnets
  • Protects your fingers when starting nails and screws
  • Strong neodymium magnets hold the nail or screw in place
  • Large target protects your hand and allows for more control and precision
  • Elastic bands hold the tool in place and fit hands of all sizes
  • Reduces nail from buckling and screw from wobbling
  • Made of durable impact-resistant ABS plastic
  • Multiple grooves can accommodate various nail sizes
  • Largest opening has a diameter of 0.2”, will hold up to a size 20D nail
  • Caution: Use eye protection when using product
  • Please note: For screws at least 1.5” long. To reduce wear, use the largest opening for screws
  • For ages 10+
  • Made in China
  • Dimensions: 2" x 2" diameter
  • Weight: 0.19 lb

7 Reviews (4.6 out of 5 Grommets)

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No More Smashed Fingers

6/3/2019 by TreasuresLB

This is a fantastic gadget! I’ve already avoided hammering my fingers while I try to do a quick repair! Thanks for thinking of this! So handy!


I wish I had thought of this.

5/19/2019 by Terrence

I really like this product. I am a massage therapist and I'm always having to protect my hands while doing work around the house. Now I don't fear hurting my fingers when I'm using my hammer or cordless screwdriver.More > < Less


saving fingers

4/27/2019 by Christopher

boy this thing saves your fingers, is easy to use, well made and designed, a must have even if you use it for screws, not more jabbing a #2 phillips bit into your fingers from a driver or drill.More > < Less


Safety Nailer

4/14/2019 by Gail

This thing is awesome! I used it today for the first time and wow!! It worked great. No more smashed fingers for me!


Safety nailer

4/8/2019 by Phyllis

I have not had a need to use my safety nailer yet, but I have given the nailers to a number of friends. So far two people have thanked me for saving their fingers!More > < Less

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About Safety Nailer

Nailed It

Safety Nailer Makers Drew Zirkle and Dan Eifes leaned on their backgrounds as civil engineers—as well as Dan’s as a safety officer in the Navy—to make a safer way to hold and hammer nails. Along with their wives, Cori and Kristen, they created this simple and clever magnetic holder.

It protects fingers and makes it easier to get nails started, and secures a nail (or screw) while keeping it straight and preventing buckling. The strike plate gives you a bigger (and eye-catching) target to aim for. Miss the nail? No worries. The durable holder is made from impact-resistant ABS plastic that can handle a hammer.

The strap-on design fits on left- or right-handed folks and is small enough that it won’t get in your way of what you’re working on. Store it on your hammer between jobs.