How To Remove Nails, Screws, and Staples

In this video, Shannon shows you how to some common and not-so-common ways to remove nails, screws, and staples.

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00:00 Intro
00:45 How to remove brad nails from trim
03:47 How to remove framing nails
06:35 How to remove spikes in wood using cats paw
11:04 Use old school farmer pliers to remove nails
12:06 How to remove screws
13:50 How to remove screw from drywall that spins
14:51 How to remove stripped screw using leather piece
16:09 How to remove staples
18:09 How to remove carpet underlay staples

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