5 Life Hacks With Screws You Should Know

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You will be amazed when you find out some of the things you can do with screws. The possibilities are endless!

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How to Tighten or Loosen a Bolt when You don’t have the correct Wrench

(00:12) Hold the extra bolt horizontally over the bolt in question and then just screw on the nut until you have a nice tight grip on that annoying first bolt. Instant wrench! This trick can also work if you don’t have any wrenches at all.

(01:07) Having an oversized wrench, you may also use a flat blade screwdriver to fill a gap between the bolt and the wrench.

(01:43) Turn Any Screwdriver Into a Magnetic Screwdriver With One Simple Trick

Magnetic-tipped screwdrivers are extremely useful, but there’s no need to buy a new set when you can convert your existing ones for free. Instead of buying new sets of magnetic tipped screwdrivers, you can simply attach a magnet to your existing screwdriver.

(02:37) Remove a Stripped Screw with a Rubber Band

A rubber band may provide enough grip to remove a stripped screw. Place a wide rubber band in between the screwdriver and the screw, then apply hard, but slow force as you turn.

(03:36) How to Sharpen a Paper Cutter Blade with a screw and a nut

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