Nails

22. The most important thing about nails is that the nail must be super smooth. I use a cheap emery board I pick up from the grocery store to do the large shaping and I use Micro Mesh Sanding Sheets I order from Amazon to do the fine tuning. I use the 3200, 4000, 6000, 8000, and 12000 grit sheets.

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23. Buff your nails everyday. Keep them smooth. One reason people break nails is because part of the nail isn’t smooth and so it will catch on clothing.

24. I like my nails to be as short as possible on my right hand while still getting the sound I want.

25. Experiment with the shape of the nail. Some people like ramps and some people keep the nail the same shape as their finger. In general, I like to have a slight ramp. Here is my ideal shape and length:

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