Easy Wood Screw Removal

Drill out that broken screw with this tip

Family Handyman

When you’re driving a screw into a board and the head breaks off, try this time-saving trick. Don’t hunt around for your locking pliers to pull it out. Instead, use the tool that’s already in your hand—your drill. Just loosen the chuck and tighten it around the screw shank. Then reverse the drill and out comes the broken screw. Toss the screw and keep on trucking. — Cabren Littrell

Plus: We show you how to loosen just about every kind of stuck screw.

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