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Tips for Driving Wood Screws 

Learn how to prevent splitting wood and stripping screw heads. Drilling pilot holes and clearance holes makes it easier to drive wood screws and helps create a strong connection. Use a combination countersink bit to drill both a pilot hole and countersink to recess the head of the screw in the workpiece.

How To Countersink A Screw

Learn how to install wood screws the right way using a special drill bit called a countersink. This bit makes it easy to drill holes that make it easy to drive the screw so it fits and looks just right.

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