The Curved Bit Of A Hammer’s Real Purpose Is Blowing People’s Minds


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When people learn the true function of the curved bit of a hammer, their minds are often completely blown.

The flat bit of a hammer is typically used to drive nails into objects; everyone is familiar with this fact.

Yet not everyone is aware of the function of the curved hammer bit.

Is it only a fault in the design or a hidden hook?

Others were shocked when one individual revealed what it’s truly for.

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After posting a tip that will make using a hammer so much simpler, @sidneyraz, a TikToker, has gone viral.

He is renowned for offering advice that is very beneficial in daily life.

“A lifetime of pain in my thumbs realised,” the post’s description reads.

Everyone has experienced the agony of inadvertently hitting their fingers with a hammer when nailing something to a wall at some point in their lives.

But if you follow this TikToker’s suggestion, you won’t ever experience that discomfort again.

In his post, he explains: “Here’s something I didn’t know until I was in my 30s. The back of the hammer can hold the nail of the first swing.”

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He explains to the audience that you place and hold the nails as you hammer them into the wall using the curved part of the hammer.

He then puts this into practise by expertly driving a nail into the wall without running the risk of breaking a finger.

It seems that people in the comments section did not know this either.

One person says: “So you mean I’ve smashed my fingers for no reason?!”

Another viewer adds: “Im 40 [and I] didn’t know that. My poor thumb. Please forgive me.”

“I learn more on TikTok than in school,” confesses another.

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Someone else comments: “So you mean all those times I’ve hurt fingers was for nothing.”

Others commented that they were happy to discover an additional purpose for the curved part of the hammer because they had always assumed it was used to remove nails from walls.