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How to Loosen Nuts and Bolts

Encountering stuck nuts and bolts can be a frustrating problem in the workshop. Here's what you can do.

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use two hammers to loosen nut
Photo 2 of 5Use one hammer to hold the nut in place and strike it with the other hammer.

Use Two Hammers(2 of 5)

Hold a hammer against one side of the nut, and hit the other side with a second hammer. That might loosen the nut so that a wrench can remove it.

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