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I want to add a shelf bracket to a sagging wooden shelf. What types of screws and wall anchors should I use?

Easiest first: Flip the shelf upside down so the curve rises in the center. The load will tend to straighten it out, which may be good enough for now (and get better over time). If you don't like ...
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I want to add a shelf bracket to a sagging wooden shelf. What types of screws and wall anchors should I use?

Frame Challenge Quite literally. Instead of installing a shelf bracket under the shelf, install another piece of lumber to make more of a frame under the shelf. Measure the side supports. Probably ...
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I want to add a shelf bracket to a sagging wooden shelf. What types of screws and wall anchors should I use?

Assuming you can use the studs too screw in. the drill should be 1/2 to 1/4 smaller than the screw, pending on how hard is the material you drill in If you can not find the studs, use a stud finder, ...
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I want to add a shelf bracket to a sagging wooden shelf. What types of screws and wall anchors should I use?

There should be wood studs behind the drywall. You always want to screw into wood studs if any weight is involved. Drywall should only be used to hold up paint/posters. Find studs, find a decent ...
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I have knobs for a dresser drawer, but the fasteners are not with them. What are fasteners? Came w/tiny screws

Without a photo I have to guess, but... Typically these attach with bolts extending through the drawer front from inside. If you take the knob to a hardware store you should be able to find the right ...
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How to remove what I think is a screw head caught in a waste disposal

I just had the same problem. The screw head was peeking out at me and was jammed in tight. I tried rotating the motor with the Allen wrench, jiggling, jolting etc. Needle nose pliers could sort of ...
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Potential danger installing longer strike plate screws?

Traditional strike screws went into only the trim, which is a rather weak anchor. Modern "serious" strikes use screws that are long enough to go into the framing members, typically 3" ...
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Potential danger installing longer strike plate screws?

Use 3" to 3.5" screws on the deadbolt strike and hinges. I highly recommend #9 or #10 stainless steel with self-tapping cutting tip so you don't need to pre-drill. I also recommend a ...
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Remove tamper proof screw

The appropriate screwdriver bit is contained in this set: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005005412911655.html?spm=a2g0o.order_list.order_list_main.16.2a5d18027tLei8 The one on the right is what you ...
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