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Cut deck screws

Posted by greenman1976 (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 13, 14 at 21:44

What's the best way to cut through deck screws? I'm beefing up the joist system on my deck and I want to remove the deck boards more or less intact so I can lay them back down. However some screws won't budge and are hopelessly stripped, so I need to get a saw blade between the deck board and the joist so I can cut the screws. I was going to use a reciprocating saw for this unless someone has a better suggestion. The boards with the stubborn screws are still in place. Other posts had advice for removing the screws with the deck boards off, but mine are still there.

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Sawzall with a long metal blade

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