In this edition of job tips, IBEW member Marshall shows how to locate wall studs without a stud finder.
The only tools you need for this tip are two pieces of steel wool.
Step 1: To locate studs, simply hold your steel wool close to your sheetrock and rub them together. This creates some small filings.
Step 2: When sheetrock rockers first put sheetrock into a wall, the screw-heads become magnetized. Rubbing the steel wool against this allows the small filings to collect.
Step 3: After finding the studs, simply brush off the filings and no marks will be left on the wall.
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