How to use a wrench

I never thought that I could use a wrench wrong. After several rounded bolts through my time, I googled “How to use a wrench” with several interesting results telling me how I had been wrong all my life. In this article, we will talk about the regular wrench, with one open, and one closed end.

Oh, and a TL;DR can be found at the bottom.


But lets start out with the basics. A wrench is used to apply more torque to a bolt or nut, than you could do with your bare hands. Always make sure that your wrench is fully seated on the bolt or nut before applying torque.
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