Hand screw


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a small jack for raising heavy timbers or weights
(Carp.) a screw clamp.

See also: Hand, Hand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But ask him about hand screw clamps or the best way to use a router, and he'll talk until you're sorry you asked.
Everything was held together with a Forster Stockmaker's Hand Screw in the front guard screw position.
It was easy to attach the first bracket into a prepared ridge and easy to hand screw as the places had been markedwith small holes - repeat four times.
Spring tension on the plates is set by turning a hand screw. Even the hold-down latches are fully adjustable should the plates take on a bowed-in shape after absorbing thousands of high power rifle rounds.
Extend the reach of your hand screw clamps with a couple of lengths of scrap wood.
Last week, a hand screw miraculously jumped onto the sander table and solved the problem.