Waxing Eloquent

I LOVE MY CORDLESS DRILL, but finer finish work makes me reluctant to use if for fear of getting careless and overdoing it. When I do have to resort to elbow (or wrist) grease, I will lubricate my screws with wax to make driving them easier. To keep a supply handy, I drill a hole in my old screwdriver handle (this can be tricky, so make sure it is secure) and fill it with wax. Watch the kind of material you’re drilling, keep the hole under 3/8", and avoid getting the wax on unfinished wood. A little goes a long way.

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