Introduction: How to Remove a Raised Stripped Screw

In this Instructable I will show you how to remove a stripped screw using only a hand drill.  The only caveat is that the screw does need to be raised above the surface of the material.

Step 1: Set Up Hand Drill

Remove the driver bit from your hand drill.

Step 2: Open Chuck

Open drill chuck wide enough to fit over the head of the screw.

Step 3: Tighten Chuck

Tighten the chuck firmly around the head of the screw.

Step 4: Drill Direction

Switch the drill direction to the reverse direction.

Step 5: Remove Screw

Turn the drill on and back the screw out of your material.