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  • What Are the Different Types of Nails?

    What Are the Different Types of Nails?0

    Nails are fasteners consisting of a smooth cylindrical-shaped piece of metal. They have a sharp point on one end and a flat head on the opposite end. This otherwise basic design allows them to be easily driven into wooden structures and objects. Even if you’ve used nails in woodworking applications, though, you might be unfamiliar

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  • Countersunk vs Non-Countersunk Screw Heads: What’s the Difference?

    Countersunk vs Non-Countersunk Screw Heads: What’s the Difference?0

    With the exception of “grub screws,” all screws have a head. It’s the top part of a screw that contains a recess for a tool bit. Screws are installed by placing a tool bit into the head’s recess and turning it. Although there are many types of screw heads, they can all be categorized as

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  • What Are the Different Types of Drive Recesses?

    What Are the Different Types of Drive Recesses?0

    Screws and bolts are designed with a recess so that they can be driven into and out of workpieces. Found on the head, it consists of an indention in a specific shape. There are many different types of drive recesses for fasteners, some of which include the following. Square Also known as a Robertson drive,

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  • An Introduction to the Parts of a Bolt

    An Introduction to the Parts of a Bolt0

    Along with screws, bolts are one of the most common types of fasteners. They are used specifically to create a bolted joint. A bolt can be driven into two or more workpieces — or components — to hold them together. The area where the workpieces are joined is known as a bolted joint. While bolts

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  • An Introduction to Grommets and How They Work

    An Introduction to Grommets and How They Work0

    From jeans and boots to cable housings and computers, grommets are found in many everyday products. Also known as eyelets, they are designed to fit inside of a precut hole. While you’ve probably used products containing a grommet, though, you might be wondering how they work. Below is an introduction to grommets that reveals their

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  • What Are Dowel Pins Made Of?

    What Are Dowel Pins Made Of?0

    Consisting of straight and narrow solid rods, dowel pins are used in a plethora of manufacturing applications. They offer a simple and effective way to join two workpieces together. One end of the dowel pin is inserted into one of the workpieces, whereas the opposite end is inserted into the other workpiece. While all dowel

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