Types Of Screws And When To Use Them
Types of screws and when to use them is post about Basics bookmarked by alan with ID 12832876114 was uploaded on 03-01-2019 and has been viewed 101,684 times.
TYPES OF SCREWS (AND WHEN TO USE THEM!) If you've ever been to the fasteners section of a hardware store of home center you know how intimidating this experience can be.You may only need a few screws, but what kind should you get? There a bazillion different kinds of screws and there is no way I can cover them all, so I'll will give you an overview of the most common types of screws and what you will need for woodworking.
The choices of screws can be overwhelming!WHAT TYPES OF SCREWS SHOULD YOU USE IN YOUR PROJECTS? For woodworking you can narrow it down to just a few choices.Here are my bottom line recommendations; the best screws for woodworkers.
I highly recommend using premium or multi-purpose screws, such as Spax, GRK or Hillman.Get flat headed screws, the ones with the tapered heads for countersinking.If you can, use square or star drives.They work better and will save you a lot of frustration.
The most common screws I use and like to keep on hand at all times in my shop are #8 1-¼' star head screws.These are the most commonly used wood screws in my shop.WHY USE SCREWS? I want to point out that...