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 good hook for hanging keys, toothbrushes and other small articles can be made from ordinary wire staples, as s h o w n at A. One leg' of the staple is cut away as shown at B and the other leg driven into the board as shown at C. These will answer the purpose as well as screw-hooks. - Contributed by W. C. Heidt, Chicago.