This section is from the book "The Boy Mechanic Vol. 2 1000 Things for Boys to Do", by Popular Mechanics Co.. Also available from Amazon: The Boy Mechanic, Vol2: 1000 Things for Boys to Do.
A handle for a garden-hose nozzle is easily made of a piece of wire and the wooden part of a package carrier. The wire is bent to receive the hose at A, and, after the handle is slipped on, the other end is formed to fit tightly over the brass nozzle at B.
Ill: The Handle is Made of a Piece of Wire and a Package Grip
The hose nozzle can be easily carried with the handle, which will keep the hand dry. - Contributed by F. G. Mar-bach, Cleveland, O.