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xx   SCREW

Technique for drilling out broken wood screws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #88 Aug 2001 pg. 18

How to remove stuck nuts, bolts and screws.
BOATING WORLD #111 Jul 1995 pg. 65

Tips to free frozen fasteners (nuts, bolts, and screws).
BOATING WORLD #116 Feb 1996 pg. 74

Proven techniques to loosen a screw or bolt that just won't budge.
BOATING WORLD Jul 2002 (v.23#7) pg. 84

Damage-free technique for removing broken screws from a piece of wood.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 6

Fastener fixes. A guide to fixing broken bolts and screws.
DIRT RIDER #133 Dec 1993 pg. 151

Tip on cutting a slot for a flat blade screwdriver into the head of a rusty Phillips head screw.

Tip: How to remove old wood screws.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #206 Feb 1980 (v.30#2) pg. 108

Dealing with stuck fasteners. Tips on loosening stuck nuts, screws, bolts, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #280 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.37#6) pg. 70

Stubborn fasteners. Tips on how to remove nails, screws, nuts, and bolts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 46

Tip on using ordinary abrasive cleaners to improve the grip between screwdriver and screw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 14

Tip on using valve-grinding compound to get a better grip on stripped screw heads.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 26

Tip: Remove a broken screw by removing the plug of wood holding the screw, then replugging the hole with matching wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #11 Summer 1978 pg. 19

Two tips for removing a broken screw from wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 14

Tip: Reversed hole saw is used in a reversing drill to remove broken screws.
FINE WOODWORKING #29 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 8

Modify a screwdriver to remove screws whose slots have been filled in with paint.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 12

Screws, how to select, drive and anchor them, and how to remove them when they're balky.
HANDY ANDY Oct 1978 (v.3#1) pg. 78

Tip: Make a screw extrator by squaring the tip of a nail set.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1985 (v.10#10) pg. 56

Tips on removing rusty, old and broken screws.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1987 (v.12#1) pg. 20

Tips on selecting and using screw extractors.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Aug 1992 (v.14#8) pg. 24

Tips for removing most stuck aircraft screws.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE May 1996 (v.18#5) pg. 22

Tip on using valve-lapping compound to remove a Phillips screw with a stripped head.
MOTORCYCLIST #1121 Sep 1990 pg. 98

How to remove an embedded wood screw if the head breaks off.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1982 (v.157#5) pg. 118

How to remove an embedded wood screw which has a broken head.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1987 (v.164#11) pg. 52

Tips on removing a stubborn wood screw.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1988 (v.165#5) pg. 60

Removing broken bolts, studs and screws.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1977 (v.210#5) pg. 142

Tip: Use an "easy-out" bolt remover to remove Phillips screws with stripped heads.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Feb 1988 (v.3#2) pg. 104

Removing highly-torqued machine screws from difficult locations by combining a C-clamp with a screwdriver tip and an open-end wrench.
SPORT AVIATION Jul 1992 (v.41#7) pg. 86

Tip shows how to re-slot the heads of stripped screws to make their removal easier.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #816 Jun 1997 (v.93) pg. 30

Tip: How to back out a woodscrew that has been stripped of its holding power. The secret is using a finishing nail to engage the thread of the screw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #13 Oct 1986 (v.3#5) pg. 12

Tip: How to remove a broken wood screw, plug the hole with a dowel, and insert a replacement screw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #19 Oct 1987 (v.4#5) pg. 14
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #21 Feb 1988 (v.5#1) pg. 10

Tip: Use heat to loosen stubborn, rusty screws, or screws held in place with adhesives.
WOOD MAGAZINE #36 Aug 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 20

Tip on using valve-grinding compound to keep a screwdriver from slipping out of the slot of an old screw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #71 Aug 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 14

Tip shows how to apply heat, then ice to free a screw frozen (stuck) in wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 26

Screw extractors. Tools and techniques for removing old fastenings.
WOODENBOAT #122 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 101
Added Info WOODENBOAT #123 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 8

Refastening. An in-depth look at the various methods for removing and reinstalling the screws in a boat hull.
WOODENBOAT #135 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 63
Added Info WOODENBOAT #136 May-Jun 1997 pg. 9

Removing screws using a screw extractor. Some tips.
WOODSMITH #84 Dec 1992 pg. 30

Tip on removing a broken woodscrew by drilling out the screw itself (thus saving the wood around the screw).
WOODSMITH #99 Jun 1995 (v.17) pg. 4

Tip on dislodging an "immovable" screw.
WOODWORKER #1085 Apr 1984 (v.88) pg. 250

Tips on removing old screws from wood.
WOODWORKER Oct 1987 (v.91#10) pg. 903

Tip on removing a tight, damaged-head woodscrew with the assistance of a clamp.
WOODWORKER Feb 1989 (v.93#2) pg. 144

Tip on extracting a broken wood screw.
WOODWORKER Dec 1989 (v.93#12) pg. 1165

Tip on removing a hanger bolt without damaging the threads.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1986 (v.10#5) pg. 59
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 6