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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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phillips head screwdrivers come in different sizes
Photo 2 of 5Phillips-head screwdrivers prevent slippage when driving a screw.

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Phillips-head screwdrivers also come in different sizes. Their heads have a cross-shaped slot to prevent slippage when driving a screw.

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