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Screwdriver Basics

Screwdrivers are among the most commonly used--and misused--tools. Although screwdriver methods seem obvious, using the correct technique will maximize efficiency and minimize hassle.

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slotted screwdrivers come in sets of many sizes
Photo 1 of 5Using the right size screwdriver is important so the screw head doesn't break.

Slotted Screwdrivers(1 of 5)

Slotted screwdrivers come in sets with several sizes. The size of the screwdriver used should correspond to the size of the screw head. The head of the screw can break if the wrong size screwdriver is used.

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