We've all been there; clumsily fumbling with a screwdriver trying to remove a screw only to notice that it's been stripped, either by your hands in haste or left behind by a previously frustrated repairer. I guess the screw is there for good, right? Nope! Removing a stripped screw takes a little ingenuity, but is fairly straightforward. We'll look at a 5 surefire methods to remove a stripped screw, starting from least destructive and moving through to more destructive methods. The...

5 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw

clumsily fumbling with a screwdriver trying to remove a screw only to notice that it's been stripped, either by your hands in haste or left.

We've all been there; clumsily fumbling with a screwdriver trying to remove a screw only to notice that it's been stripped, either by your hands in haste or left behind by a previously frustrated repairer. I guess the screw is there for good, right? Nope! Removing a stripped screw takes a little ingenuity, but is fairly straightforward. We'll look at a 5 surefire methods to remove a stripped screw, starting from least destructive and moving through to more destructive methods. The...

5 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw

clumsily fumbling with a screwdriver trying to remove a screw only to notice that it's been stripped, either by your hands in haste or left.

Master carpenter Norm Abram shows how to remove a stripped screw. | Photo: David Carmack | thisoldhouse.com

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Another great use for a rubber band; use it to remove a stripped screw. Why didn't I think of this?

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Remove a stripped screw with a rubberband. A rubber band may aid in providing enough grip to remove, or at least loosen, the screw. ~ Didn't work for me.

Stripped screw? 2 more methods to try:  1. duct tape and 2. Drill (metal piercing bit) deeper hold so screwdriver can gain traction.

2 more methods to try: duct tape and Drill (metal piercing bit) deeper hold so screwdriver can gain traction.

The 12 Best Ways to Remove Stripped Screws - some good ideas here!

The 12 Best Ways to Remove Stripped Screws. I didn't know there was more than 2 ways to remove stripped screws!

The 12 Best Ways to Remove Stripped Screws

The 12 Best Ways to Remove Stripped Screws

To get the bad screws out of my rocker for sanding.

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Do You Know These 5 Easy Ways to Remove Stripped Screws?   http://www.thegoodsurvivalist.com/do-you-know-these-5-ways-to-remove-stripped-screws/

Do You Know These 5 Easy Ways to Remove Stripped Screws

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PK Ep 1: How to Increase the Life of a Shaving Razor Remove Stripped Screws Supertasting & More Today I Found Out

PK Ep 1: How to Increase the Life of a Shaving Razor Remove Stripped Screws Supertasting & More Today I Found Out

ScrewOut Stripped Screw Remover - How To remove stripped screws - Drill bit removes stripped or damaged screws in 10 seconds

ScrewOut Stripped Screw Remover - How To remove stripped screws - Drill bit removes stripped or damaged screws in 10 seconds

Five ways to remove a stripped screw (other than to use one of those fancy bits that I never have lying around). Worth pinning because I do this all the freaking time in my DIYing...

The Best Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw, In Video Form

How to Remove a Stripped Screw. If your screwdriver bit keeps slipping against the screw head, you'll need to increase the friction or torque. There are many simple ways to get a better grip on the screw using household materials.

How to Increase the Life of a Shaving Razor, Remove Stripped Screws, Supertasting & More

How to Increase the Life of a Shaving Razor, Remove Stripped Screws, Supertasting & More

Some tricks of the trade for backing out stripped screws with Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.

How to Remove Stripped Screws

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tricks of the trade for backing out stripped screws

5 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

5 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw

5 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

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