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.
If clothes that are slightly damp are hung on a nail or metal peg, a rust stain that is almost impossible to remove will be the result. To prevent this, drive a nail with the head removed into the wall or cleat, and place a wood peg over it. The peg may be turned up or whittled out with a pocket knife and the hole bored with a hand drill. - Contributed by Wm. A. Robinson, Waynesboro, Pa.