Do you have a favorite screwdriver design? Adam Savage never really thought that much about the designs of these ubiquitous tools until he lost drivers that belonged to his dad (and granddad).
Replacing them (Stanley Workmaster drivers from the 70s) got him thinking about why he liked these particular screwdrivers so much (besides the sentimental value).
Tl;Dr: It’s mainly the grip on the beautifully-designed three-detent handle and the weight/hand-feel that sold him on this particular line of tools.
In the video, Adam says you really don’t need more that 3 sizes of Phillips, 3 sizes of slotted, and sets of smaller drivers for precision and electronics work. He doesn’t mention Robertson square drivers or other driver types.
Do you have a line of drivers that you swear by? Is driver design even something you’ve ever even thought about?
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