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July 2009 Blog Posts (1)

My Yankee Screwdriver

I just bought myself a very smart tool called a spiral or ratchet screwdriver / drill, sometimes known as a "Yankee" drill. Spiral grooves in the shank convert pushing motion into turning motion, so that you can drill a hole or drive a screw simply by pushing the handle towards the target. The one I bought came with several types of driver bits as well as a drill bit.





It's entirely mechanical, so it doesn't require a power plug or… Continue

Added by Leo Brodie on July 1, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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