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The Use and Abuse of Screws in Wood Work

Archimedes is credited with the invention of the screw, but whether the famous geometrician’s labours extended much further than the enunciation of the scientific principles and the mechanical power of the screw, it is difficult to say. If he made … Continue reading

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The Relative Advantages of Long and Short Screw Drivers

From L. R. H., North Argyle, N.Y. — Will you please inform me what philosophical principle is involved in the fact that a long screw-driver will turn a screw with less power than a short one? Can you explain the … Continue reading

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Anent Ye Screw Driver

“Well, I don’t call a monkey wrench a screw driver. I call a screw a thing with a slotted head, and a screwdriver, the thing that goes into the slot to turn the screw.” That remark was made in the … Continue reading

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