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Nailed It! Toenail Clipper for easy clipping

A contraption that lets people clip their own toenails without bending down to do so.

Steps

Step #1:

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  • Using pliers , remove the two suction cups from the spring arms located on the bottom of the E.Z Reacher.
  • Put the suction cup, with the screws , and bolts away for now - well reatach them later.

Step #2:

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  • Lay the the E.Z. Reacher flat, with the handle sticking up.
  • Using a measuring tape and a pencil , mark a line 1 cm from the bottom of base , next add another line o.5 cm above the first line.
  • The space between the line shows us where to crate the slit to insert the leverage arm on the clipper.

Step #3:

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  • before creating a on the marked place , someone else hold the spring arms so they dont get cut
  • use the hacksaw to cut on the marked place ;cut only through the top of base to create a slit

Step #4:

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  • Measure and make two marks at the 3 3/8 in. and 3 5/8 in. from the end of the spring arms.
  • the marks show us where to drill the holes the base of the of the nail clipper

Step #5:

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  • Drill the two marks on the spring arms with a 1/32 size drill bit.
  • Drill the two holes that hold the bace of the nail clipper

Step #6:

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  • COOKIE BREAK :D
  • Take a break and have a cookie.

Step #7:

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  • Take the nail clipper and lay with the leverage arm folded out
  • Using the measuring tape and marker , mark a one inch line along the bottom part of the base of the nail clipper
  • The mark shows us where to create the slit that will attach the base of the nail clippers

Step #8:

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  • Put on your safety goggles
  • Use a dremal to cut a one inch slit in the base of the nail clippers

Step #9:

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Inspect your cut.

Step #10:

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  • Take the handle off a small binder clip and bend the ends like so.
  • Use pliers to remove the silver-colored handle off a 0.25 inch binder clip: ho,d the back part of the binder clip between your fingers with one hand sticking up.
  • Next, use the pliers to squeeze the two sides of the handle together, and pull the handle out.
  • Use the pliers to bend the ends of the handle up to create a pin that will fasten the nail clipper to the spring arms.

Step #11:

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  • Slide the nail clipper on the two small spring arms and put the pin [aka] the handle from the binder clip/ in the holes with the nail clipper in the middle and put the other end of the nail clipper in the notch.
  • To assemble the EZ-reach toenail clipper, First slide the base of the nail clipper over the small spring arms.
  • Align the nail clippers between the two holes of the spring arms.
  • Slide the pin through the holes to secure the base of the nail clipper
  • Place the leverage arm of the nail clipper in the slit on the base of the EZ-reacher

Step #12:

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  • Put the two suction cups back on fastening the big and small spring arms together.
  • Re-attach the suction cups; this will bring together the big and small springarms

Step #13:

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DONE

Conclusion

And thus, the 'Nailed It' Toenail Clipper is finished!