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Hand plane of your dreams
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What's your woodworking dream
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Favorite dream chisel
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I kid you not. Do a search on LJ's for "of your dreams". We seem to dream a lot. I see that the screwdriver is missing from the list so I decided to include it. I figure in a few days 800 people will describe their favorite screwdriver. We'll have way to many to choose from after the screw driver deluge but It will be enough information for you to go to your favorite tool store and get one. Personally when I see a topic of 'turning' I'm often disappointed as I think it's screwdriver turning, not lathe turning.

I expect we'll get people who have a screwdriver handed down from great-great grandpa. The one that was built to last the eons. Be sure to post a picture.

Then we'll have the screwdriver that was once nice and shiny but was neglected and became crusted with rust but it was once a $5 driver in today's dollars. Someone will turn a new handle for it and place it in an electroplating de-rusting bucket run by an old car battery. They will restore it and post the new shiny driver rod sporting a chrome finish and rosewood handle.

Someone will swear by the chinese screwdriver they picked up in the dollar bin at Harbor Freight or the package of 37 screwdrivers of various sizes for $3.98 at walmart in a plastic package that needs an exacto knife to extract them.

Someone will have a totally ultimate $87 dollar Festool screwdriver guaranteed to turn your screws all the way in. Comes complete with dust collector connection so you'll need their dust collector too as it is sized only to fit theirs.



I'll start it off. Here's the one I like. It has a spade blade so that when I turn it I have tons of fun as it constantly slips off the screw and makes decorative little slotted lines in my wood project. When this happens I call it eclectic art. I try to get it to slip off an equal number of times on each screw for balance. This way each screw looks like a little decorative flower. The best thing about this driver is that if it should break Sears will replace it, You can save on chisels this way.

So, post your favorite screwdriver and lets get this forum topic to last in LJ's la-la land forever as it goes LJ viral with hits and responses.

Note: This is a joke forum topic. If you have a screwdriver you want to post go ahead but it's a parody of some of the other 'of your dreams' topics. Personally I dream of large women.
 

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DIYaholic….

Im with you with the Klein 11 in 1….but you have the 5in1 pictured. :p

try this pic

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The 11 in 1 was my goto screwdriver as an electrician and Klein is the only company that has gotten it right.
 

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Opps, my bad.

I had the 10 in 1 and my co-worker liked it so much he bought one. Then one day mine broke. While searching the net for possible factory warranty replacement, I discovered the 11 in 1 and just had to have the latest & greatest!!!
 

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I had wished a ratchet screwdriver with a lot of bits and some bit storing capacity in the handle.
As I was surfing on the site of my power tools' supplier I found it. With rubbered oval handle. (Imagine the torque applicable.) Bosch reads my dreams. :)

I love it.
 

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I will have to say my dream screwdriver it is also my Yankee. Made in Germany and the pump action sets screws easy and quick. Added benefits are not only the bit storage in the handle, but when it is closed and locked, it becomes a ratchet screwdriver.

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Maybe this is the right place to ask the dumb question.
On older tools often there are screws with thin slots where the current standard flat tip screw driver will not sit in properly (too thick). It seems that I would have to sharpen the tip in order to use it properly. Is that what everone does?

I guess it is no big deal to get an extra slot tip screw driver dedicated for that. Is it just too obvious? I don't recall anyone ever mention of sharpening the tip of their screw drivers.
 

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My brother used to work at an injection molding place where they made screwdrivers for the big box stores. I have more screwdrivers than I know what to do with and some I don't even know what they're for. But my favorite has to be my red #2 Robertson. It drives #6 and #8 Robertson wood screws that I seem to use most in projects. Next up would be my green #1.
 
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