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12 Things Nail Techs Have MacGyvered Using Nail Products
  • Judy Lessin
  • October 9, 2017

Nail products aren’t just for nails. Here are just some of the things techs have repaired using their ingenuity and their nail supplies.

1. A kiddie pool

<p>Linda Champion-Orsuto repairs damaged antiques using acrylic or gel.</p>

2. Chipped and cracked antiques

3. A garden gnome

<p>Jana Warnke used NSI’s Balance Gel to repair a broken beak on one of her backyard chickens.</p>

4. An injured chicken’s beak

<p>Heidi Placanico successfully repaired hatching eggs that cracked during shipment.</p>

5. Hatching eggs

6. A waterbed

7. A freezer door

<p>Nail tech Shiri Keinan and veterinarian Ziv Dikman restored the shell of a turtle that had been hit by a car.</p>

8. The crushed shell of an injured turtle

9. Broken eyeglasses

<p>Holley Dowell Delorme repaired the paint on a dirt bike helmet.</p>

10. A dirt bike helmet

11. Cat toys

<p>DeAnna Sanders made a temporary fix to own tooth.</p>

12. A tooth!

Keywords:   nail tech inventions  

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The ability of a non-living surface (such as an implement) to be disinfected, or cleaned of microorganisms.
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