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Mike Bohannon
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What thread and size screw to use
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I am building a small trunk for a military friend to put some belongings in. I have made legs out of ash hardwood and will make the sides out of 1/2” or 3/4” Baltic birch plywood. The legs are 1.5”…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Apr 19.

 

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Jay Boutwell replied to Mike Bohannon's discussion 'What thread and size screw to use'
"The best method of determine if you should use fine thread and or course thread it to consider what kind of wood are you driving the screws into.  If you are driving the thread through a soft wood into a hard wood, then use fine thread. …"
Apr 19
jock sloan replied to Mike Bohannon's discussion 'What thread and size screw to use'
"  If it were mine i would use fine thread screws and go up one size longer.    jock  brisbane"
Apr 3
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What thread and size screw to use

I am building a small trunk for a military friend to put some belongings in. I have made legs out of ash hardwood and will make the sides out of 1/2” or 3/4” Baltic birch plywood. The legs are 1.5” thick by 2” wide. So since I’m drilling pockets in the plywood should I use coarse or fine thread going in the ash hardwood? And since I have thicker leg go with longer screw or stick with what is recommended for the plywood thickness I go with. Thanks for your help in advance, MikeSee More
Mar 28

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Kreg Jig K4/K4MS
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Intermediate Woodworker
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What thread and size screw to use 2 Replies

I am building a small trunk for a military friend to put some belongings in. I have made legs out of ash hardwood and will make the sides out of 1/2” or 3/4” Baltic birch plywood. The legs are 1.5” thick by 2” wide. So since I’m drilling pockets in…Continue

Started by Mike Bohannon in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Apr 19.

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