Less binding while driving. I've found that wire pulling compound
works great too. Its probably got silicone or something, but I
haven't noticed any finishing problems with it. I don't use a
lot of screws in my projects, but for general use, I can't complain.
I've used wax, bar soap, and similar slippery things with success.
Chris Richmond | I don't speak for Intel & vise versa
Yes, it will work to decrease the friction between the surface of the screw
and the wood and make it turn easier. While I prefer Bee's Wax. I was
originally taught to run the screw through my hair. In the '50s most of us
used a greasy enough hair preparation to qualify. These days the normal oils
found on a person's hair are marginally usable unless you happen to be
"lucky" enough to have oily hair and are a carpenter.
Try it. I find that it is especially good to use with itty bitty brass
screws used to attach fancy hardware bits to boxes and whatnot. Without
some wax, even with precisely sized pilot holes, it's very difficult to get
a screw in tight enough to do the job without mangling the head.
I poke mine in a can of Johnson's paste wax. It works great, and it's
easier to get the wax on than using gulf or beeswax.
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