previous
  • Gallery: Custom Flooring
    Gallery: Custom Flooring
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Remodeling in Action
    Remodeling in Action
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • Video Series: Install a Rock-Solid Tile Floor
    Video Series: Install a Rock-Solid Tile Floor
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Video: Build a curved step
    Video: Build a curved step
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Solid Deck-Framing Advice
    Solid Deck-Framing Advice
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
next
Pin It

Simple, Steady Support for a Paint Can

Give your hands a break and support heavy paint cans from the bottom with this technique

After a long day's work, you can always tell a painter by the indentation of the paint can's bail (or handle) on his hands. Fine Homebuilding reader Bryan Humphrey of Wilmington, N.C. found an easy solution to the problem by slipping a split-spiral key ring onto the bail and supporting the can from the bottom.


July 16, 2007


Become a Fine Homebuilding Member

to view this video

Learn More