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.
If a screw has stripped: wood glue a golf tee (or a tootpick, apparently?) in the loose hole and then redrill
Fill holes with toothpicks and glue. Great for a stripped screw hole.
you stripped out the Phillips screw that holds your taillight on, and now you're kinda screwed. Here's a simple solution: Grab your favorite rotary tool and turn that Phillips head into a flat head.
Use a rubberband to unscrew stripped screws
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