FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Tricky tools for tedious jobs (part one)

THEY are the kind of jobs no one enjoys. Dealing with broken bolts, stripped out screws, rounded nuts or damaged studs. But in true Murphy’s Law fashion, things can actually get worse.

Josh Giumelli
 Busted bolt arsenal: A handful of specialist tools can make all the difference when confronted with a tricky job such as a snapped off thread tap, drill bit or rounded nut.

Busted bolt arsenal: A handful of specialist tools can make all the difference when confronted with a tricky job such as a snapped off thread tap, drill bit or rounded nut.

A snapped off bolt becomes far more difficult to deal with once you've snapped a bolt extractor off in it. A simple job of re-cutting a thread turns into a nightmare when the thread tap inadvertently snaps...

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