Picture this: you’ve found the perfect spot to hang your new picture. You’ve used a stud finder to locate the exact location you need to hit on the wall. You’ve used a level to ensure the picture will be straight. You’ve got everything lined up with your hammer in hand, but you forget to get a nail. You can easily avoid this situation with a magnetic wristband, which keeps nails, screws, drill bits, and even small and lightweight tools literally at your fingertips. Well, at your wrist, actually.
A magnetic wristband is precisely what it sounds like. It’s a padded wristband filled with magnets that can hold small metal items, which means no more looking for a nail, trying to find a drill bit on your tool belt, or holding a screw in between your teeth when you’ve run out of hands. Not only are magnetic wristbands convenient, but they also add an element of safety by enabling you to keep your eyes on your project and not on the floor in search of a dropped nail.
Magnetic wristbands are designed to be worn on your wrist, but they can also be worn on your bicep. We also like looping them through our belt buckle, around a pipe, on a ladder, or anywhere that keeps them close by when we’re working on a project.
Whether you’re on a construction site or completing a small home renovation project, a magnetic wristband makes every job more manageable.
1. RAK Magnetic Wristband
Featuring magnets surrounding the entire surface, the RAK Magnetic Wristband can hold nails, screws, drill bits and more in place. Made with 1680D Ballistic Nylon, the RAK is both breathable and durable.
Pros: The RAK comes in a gift box, making it an excellent option for yourself or to give as a gift.
Cons: The RAK includes ten strong magnets, but competitors like the GOOACC are made with 15 magnets.
2. GOOACC Wristband
Made with 15 super-strong magnets, that GOOACC Wristband is powerful enough to hold nails, drill bits, screws, and more.
Pros: Made with durable 1680D ballistic polyester, the GOOACC is water-resistant and features a breathable mesh inner layer that makes it comfortable to wear for extended periods of time.
Cons: Although the GOOACC advertises that it can hold small tools, it’s better suited for nails and screws.
3. MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband
Embedded with strong magnets to hold small metal items, the MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband is a one-size fits all item that is useful for both small and large projects.
Pros: The MagnoGrip is made with 1680D ballistic polyester that can withstand tough elements. It’s also available in red and grey.
Cons: The MagnoGrip is not as wide as the GOOACC and as a result has less space for placing nails and screws.