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I'm midway through ripping out my old kitchen ready for the electrician tomorrow. Whilst trying to shift a very stuborn screw I slipped and smacked my elbow on the oven. Being hot, sweaty and bad tempered I punched the bottom of the worktop to make myself feel better. Unfortunately the claw hammer that was on the worktop promptly fell off and bashed me on the head.

I now have a sore elbow, a sore fist and a sore head and to make matters worse that poxy screw still won't shift:sob:
 

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Ouch, shame you werent filming it, would have been a classic for youve been framed
 

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Just use the claw hammer to pull the screw out.
 

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It's recessed :(

Phoned the wife and she just laughed at me. Wait till she gets home :asskicking:
 

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Holding the unit to the wall.

Got it sorted I dismantled the cabinet round the screw and then used the claw hammer to shift it.

Much brute force but soo satisfying.
 

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brute force is always the best way... although when I pulled that fireplace surround out in my house, perhaps it wasnt... it was damn heavy!!
 

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If all fails, just get a bigger hammer.
 
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I sliced my wrist open when I did my kitchen, was on a screw that held the plywood down on the floor made a bit of a mess but just stuck it back together with electrical tape lol
 

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lol at fingermouse. Did the same when I was 19 and put my hand through a window at home. Should have gone to casualty really but electricians tape was so much easier.
 

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I'm midway through ripping out my old kitchen ready for the electrician tomorrow. Whilst trying to shift a very stuborn screw I slipped and smacked my elbow on the oven. Being hot, sweaty and bad tempered I punched the bottom of the worktop to make myself feel better. Unfortunately the claw hammer that was on the worktop promptly fell off and bashed me on the head.

I now have a sore elbow, a sore fist and a sore head and to make matters worse that poxy screw still won't shift:sob:


:lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao: Sorry dude but if i'd been there I would of ****** myself laughing!! Glad you got it sorted though!
 

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Don't apologise mate. I know it was daft but I can laugh at myself and thought others could have a little giggle at my expense :cool:
 
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DIY hospital repairs are even better than the DIY lol bit of rag and electrical tape can sort out most cuts lol :)
 

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lol!!! Unlucky mate ;)
 

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lmfao sounds like the sorta thing i would do... i one lit a fag off the gas hob on the cooker, turned the not to turn it down a bit, but turned it up, burnt my face, punched the solid brick wall and broke 2 of my nuckles. i had a set to play the day after. i was djing with a hoof hand being called dj hoofy all night!!

i feel for you man, still funny as **** tho!!
 

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Brute force is the answer when it comes to diy in my house.
 
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