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    Screwdriver Tips — Literally!

    It will never cease to amaze us how the simplest of functions can be so completely misunderstood. Take turning a screw for example. What we always hear is that we should use the right size tool for...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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    Allen screw stuck-quick fix

    Got a small recessed hexagonal screw that’s stuck … on a faucet, towel bar, robe hook or on a piece of machinery? If so, you’ll need an “Allen wrench”, and, if it’s stuck, use this helpful tip....

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • Righty-Tighty and Lefty-Loosey

    Ever struggled to loosen a bolt or a nut only to find you were turning it the wrong way? Today you’ll learn how to tell which way is which, and when to reverse and switch. The easiest...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Plywood Edge Screw Fastening

    Good morning Mr. Do-it-Yourself! Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to devise a method of inserting a screw into the edge of plywood paneling that has strong holding power, without splitting the layers of...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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    Key Operated Chuck? No Problem

    If you’ve had an electric drill for a long time, you know that it can be one of the most handy trinkets in your tool box. That’s the good news. If you’ve had an electric drill for...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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