Don't screw around: Get an information-packed lesson in screws
March 12, 2021 | 8:52 pm UTC
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Scott Wadsworth talks about the evolution, selection, and use of construction screws.

Scott Wadsworth shares his years of construction and trades knowledge in a very popular YouTube channel called the Essential Craftsman.

The informational videos are related to blacksmithing, general construction, safety and productivity, mostly related to the construction trades, but also covering other areas. Wadsworth shares tips, history, and advice on a wide array of topics, tools, history, opinions, and lessons. He says, the purpose of the channel is to showcase the knowledge that is gained through experience, and encourage respect for craftsmen, their tools, and history.

In the episode below, he covers a huge amount of information in a relatively short time, talking about construction screws. 

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William Sampson

William Sampson is a lifelong woodworker, and he has been an advocate for small-scale entrepreneurs and lean manufacturing since the 1980s. He was the editor of Fine Woodworking magazine in the early 1990s and founded WoodshopBusiness magazine, which he eventually sold and merged with CabinetMaker magazine. He helped found the Cabinet Makers Association in 1998 and was its first executive director. Today, as editor of FDMC magazine he has more than 20 years experience covering the professional woodworking industry. His popular "In the Shop" tool reviews and videos appear monthly in FDMC.