LumberJocks

I am looking for a...

  • Advertise with us

« back to Hand Tools forum

Forum topic by Hinge posted 259 days ago 507 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Hinge's profile

Hinge

52 posts in 271 days


259 days ago

jewelers screwdriver set that has “real” handles. I am tired of installing small hardware with my finger tips. I’ve looked almost everywhere and all I find are the metal ridged shafts. The smallest phillips bit I can find are still too big for small hardware.
Thanks,

-- The Lord is my Savior, the wife is my boss.


7 replies so far

View JustJoe's profile

JustJoe

1554 posts in 621 days


#1 posted 259 days ago

Have you thought about taking a regular metal-handled set and putting your own custom wooden handles on them?

-- This Ad Space For Sale! Your Ad Here! Reach a targeted audience! Affordable Rates, easy financing! Contact an ad represenative today at JustJoe's Advertising Consortium.

View Tedstor's profile

Tedstor

1369 posts in 1216 days


#2 posted 259 days ago

View DKV's profile

DKV

3056 posts in 1087 days


#3 posted 259 days ago

Here’s a homemade thing something like justjoe suggests.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

View CessnaPilotBarry's profile

CessnaPilotBarry

876 posts in 693 days


#4 posted 259 days ago

Wiha and Craftsman both sell tiny screwdrivers that don’t have knurled metal handles.

Wiha is nicer, Craftsman is cheaper… There are versions of the Craftsman examples in the screwdriver section at Lowes and Home Depot. Kobalt and Husky also both offer interchangeable tip drivers that go down to a 00 or 000 Phillips and 1/16” straight blade.

I think one of the reasons tiny screwdrivers aren’t made with “normal” handles, is to prevent the user from applying too much torque and damaging the screw or threads.

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

View Hinge's profile

Hinge

52 posts in 271 days


#5 posted 259 days ago

My lucky day. Comes with 0, 00, and 000 Phillips bits, ratcheting and swivel end.

-- The Lord is my Savior, the wife is my boss.

View GrandpaLen's profile

GrandpaLen

1436 posts in 855 days


#6 posted 259 days ago

Eyeglass rerpair kits come with an assortment of screws and 2 or 3 small screw drivers with plastic handles including a philips.

Look for them in the Jewelry department.

Best Regards. – grandpa Len.

Work Safely and have Fun.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

View Hinge's profile

Hinge

52 posts in 271 days


#7 posted 259 days ago

I would like to thank everyone for their help. Thanks, :-)

-- The Lord is my Savior, the wife is my boss.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase