So your painting or polyurethaning an odd shaped item and your also covering the hand your holding to with. Let's fix that.
Step 1: What You Need
A scrap piece of wood
A drill and some bits
Step 2: Drive a Screw, Drill a Hole
Basically run a 2" screw at one end then drill a hole at the other end.
Step 3: And That's It!
Now your ready to paint without getting painted!
This works great for all kinds of little items.
Use the hole at the other end to hang it when your done!!!