Who invented the wood screw?

Answer The earliest screw-shaped tools became common in the first century. Historians are not sure who actually invented the first screws. These early screws were made from wood and were used for pressing... Read More »

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The screw on my eyeglasses came out...(ultra tiny screw) anyone know of a tool small enough to screw it in?

Everyone is right...they sell little eyeglass repair kits at most drug stores. I've even seen them at the check-out at some grocery stores. Don't lose that screw though. The screws in those kits... Read More »

How to Fix a Loose Wood Screw?

You can repair loose screws in wooden objects (doors, drawers, toys, etc.) quickly and easily. You simply need to make the hole smaller so the screw can grip the wood. It's very easy to repair a ho... Read More »

How to Remove a Wood Screw?

When working with wood, you'll see that it has been assembled with glue, nails, and screws. The problem with wood is that it moves, and woodworking joints can work loose over time. Further, hinges ... Read More »

How to Repair a Wood Screw Hole?

Wood screw holes can become worn and instead of replacing the wood just repair the hole. Repairing a wood screw hole can be done a couple of ways and is very simple. D... Read More »