A screwdriver for saws

A couple of weeks back I bought a saw screwdriver from Lee Valley. Made by Grace USA, this screwdriver is made to fit slotted saw screws.


The handle is made of unfinished hardwood, in a classic style with a square profile with rounded corners. This prevents it rolling off the bench. The driver has a 0.35″ wide tip, which has been ground to a parallel consistency of 0.032″ thick.


The parallel tip prevents damage which might normally occur due to tapered tips, which fit poorly, and also reduces the screwdriver from slipping and marring the handle of the saw. Here is an example of using the screwdriver in one of the saws I one day hope to restore.





One thought on “A screwdriver for saws

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s