Gum-netized Screwdriver

When I assemble projects or do maintenance on power tools, I’m often stuck trying to install a screw in a narrow or dark corner

chewing gum screw holder

When I assemble projects or do maintenance on power tools, I’m often stuck trying to install a screw in a narrow or dark corner where my screw-holding hand won’t fit. I tried faithful reader Robert Hoefler’s
glob-of-gum tip recently and have to award it five stars—or five sticks. The choice of gum is up to you, but stick with this advice: Chew well first so the screw will hold well!

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