1. Clamps. When
gluing a thin object, position spring
clothespins around it until the glue sets.
2. Clipboard. Make a
rack for small tools, toothbrushes, or kitchen utensils by screwing
several clothespins onto a piece of wood.
3. Cord holder. To keep the vacuum cleaner cord from
retracting while in use, clip a clothespin to it after pulling it to
the desired length.
4. Fastener. Close up
packages of crackers, snacks, cereal, or
5. Paper clips. A spring
clothespin holds more than a paper clip
does and is handier.
6. Bag holder. Nail two
to your backyard fence to support a plastic leaf bag for easy
7. Boot organizer. In
crowded closets and coat rooms, clip your right and left boots
Note holder. Glue or screw to a surface to hold recipe cards
near the food preparation area or messages on bedroom doors.
9. Spark plug reminder.
Number clothespins and attach to spark plug cables before
disconnecting them. Number from the front of the engine, adding D if
itís on the driverís side, P for the passengerís side.