Common tools, solvents, chemicals, and their Uses
Welcome to the tool corner!
Though typewriter repair may appear to be a dark art, requiring complicated and specialised tooling, most --if not all-- typewriter issues can be fixed with simple household materials and materials from the local hardware or surplus store. This is a list of common tools that you may encounter.
Dental Pick -Highly recommended; it is peerless when it comes to removing gunk from thin areas. One end may be bent into a hook to assist drawband pulling.