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Besides a miter joint, is there another type of joint that I can use to make a wooden frame?

Yes. You can also use a butt joint with pocket screws or with...

 

Do I need to worry about what size straight-slot screwdriver to buy?

A screwdriver is most effective when the width of the head of the driver matches the width of the slot in the head of the screw. If you are...

 

I’ve been told that using a pair of pliers on the shank of the screwdriver can help loosen fasteners that are stuck. Is this true?

No. Pliers are prone to slip, even on square shank screwdrivers. It is OK to use a wrench, but only on square-shank...

 

Do I need more than one Phillips head screwdriver?

Two sizes will handle most...

 

I need a hex key wrench, but I don’t know the size?

Since they are not expensive, I would recommend an 18-piece all-purpose hex key wrench...

 
 
 
 


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