Originally Posted by jbfan
My grandfather used to have a bucket full of nails of many sizes.
He always had to hammer them straight.
Way back when, I used to do the same thing, now I grab a new one.
I'm with you. I remember as a kid spending tons of time flattening out nails with my dad's smallest hammer, just to hit them at an angle and bend them again!
I have a feeling back then my dad just didn't want me to waste all his nails, so if I bent one it was my responsibility to fix it.
Although I still fight the urge to save nails when I'm pulling...