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I have a broken bed that I need to take apart to haul it to junk. How do i unscrew the screw in the picture? THere are several screws like that in the bed frame.
This looks like a cam lock which holds onto the head of a bolt in the plane of the wooden piece. Ikea furniture is fastened this way. Turn it counter clockwise to a stop and it will release the bolt.
I think you're on the wrong side. The center is the wrong end of a machine screw. The perimeter is a pressed-in nut.
Look on the other side, I bet you'll find the screw head.
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