Install/Remove Eyescrews and Hooks - Fine Homebuilding

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Install/Remove Eyescrews and Hooks

comments (2) August 30th, 2011 in Project Gallery
fogmann fogmann, member


I used to painfully install hooks and eyescrews with a screwdriver through the hole. Predrill an appropriate sized hole, and then mount a matching hook or open eye bolt onto your drill chuck. Hand tighten the eyescrew into the predilled hole, and hook on with your drill hook and install it in seconds!


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posted in: Project Gallery, drills and drivers, eye screw, hook screw, eye installation and removal using drill

Comments (2)

Slimredbone Slimredbone writes: or stick a screwdriver through the hole and get some excercise.
Posted: 12:35 pm on October 3rd

staggerlee staggerlee writes: been doing that for years. It's also a great way to screw christmas trees into their stands!
Posted: 8:34 am on October 3rd

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