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With regard to cabinet making, it does not loosen the screw. On the
contrary, it enables screws to be driven in full depth without sticking,
breaking under torque or splitting the wood. Without the grease, the hole
would need to be oversized.

James Cohen, PE
James Cohen Consulting, PC

----- Original Message -----
From: Stanley E Scholl <sscholl2(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2003 10:15 PM
Subject: Re: Wood screws

> I can't help but think that using soap (as recommended by many experts)
> is somewhat similar to using oil on nails- which is strictly prohibited
> but frequently used.
> Is there any similarity and concern of pull-out/loosening?
> Stan Scholl, P.E.
> Laguna Beach, CA

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