What is a right angle screwdriver?
A right angle screwdriver is a device for driving screws into surfaces; it has a handle that is held parallel to the surface into which the screw is inserted. While a right angle screwdriver can be used to drive screws into hard-to-reach spaces, it may not be as easy to use as a traditional screwdriver.
What is a cross point screwdriver?
A cross or double-slot screw drive has two slots, oriented perpendicular to each other, in the fastener head; a slotted screwdriver is still used to drive just one of the slots.
Is there a special screwdriver for doorknobs?
Using a Philips-head screwdriver, turn counterclockwise to unscrew a knob with standard hex-head screws. If your knob has a pinhole or small slot opening, use a flathead screwdriver to push it inward. A paperclip or small pin can also be used if the screwdriver is too big.
What is an L shaped screwdriver?
L shaped screwdriver is the most common screwdriver. The screwdriver is usually with heat treatment finished. Phillips key or phillips screwdriver or cross wrench is which you’ll use often but mostly in places where the screw head is hidden from sight. The crosshead style of screw is best suited for power driving.
How do you unscrew a screw at an angle?
Try holding the screwdriver at a slight angle, pressing into the side of the screw head, rather than down into the screw. Use a hammer to tap an appropriately sized and relatively sturdy screwdriver deep into the screw head to allow the screwdriver blades to grab the edges of the screw head.
Is a cross-head screwdriver the same as a Phillips screwdriver?
The crosshead style of screw is best suited for power driving. Phillips and posidrive screws are two types of crosshead screws, different from each other in that the Phillips screw head has four cross points and the posidrive screw head has a star with eight points. The third kind of screw is the socket or hex screw.
Why is a Phillips head screwdriver called that?
The Phillips-head (“crosshead”) screw and screwdriver are named after him. Phillips’ major contribution was in driving the crosshead concept forward to the point where it was adopted by screwmakers and automobile companies. The credited inventor of the Phillips screw was John P.
What is the little hole on the side of my door knob for?
Many door knobs have a hole on the side near the narrow end that is close to the door. This is a release so the knob can be removed. Pressing a paperclip into the hole will allow the knob to be pulled off.