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xx   BOLT & NUT

Advice on using drywall screws for woodworking.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #14 May-Jun 1990 pg. 7

Screws for woodworking. A guide to heads, threads, metals and coatings.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #45 Jun 1995 pg. 33
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #46 Aug 1995 pg. 8

Tip: How to modify the head of a screw so that it can be screwed in, but not removed.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1980 (v.58#3) pg. 80

Hardware. Charts illustrate what is available in screws and nails.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1982 (v.6#1) pg. 74

Know your screw materials. Stainless steel, deck, plain steel, drywall, brass, zinc coated and concrete screws described.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 16

When and where to use sheet metal screws. Includes use with wood, plastics and composition materials.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #139 Oct 1972 (v.22#8) pg. 48

Tips on selecting and using the new generation of screws designed for power driving, including drywall screws, particleboard screws, self-tapping screws, etc. Also looks at four types of drill bits that drill all three segments of a pilot hole in one operation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #274 Dec 1986 (v.36#10) pg. 18

Selecting and driving hardened screws. Some tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #302 Oct 1989 (v.39#9) pg. 12

The best deck fasteners. A comparison of various nails and screws.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #389 Jun 1998 (v.48#6) pg. 94

Tip: Use flat-head Phillips sheet metal screws in place of standard flat-head wood screws. The sheet metal screws are stronger, hold better and drive easier.
FINE WOODWORKING #16 May-Jun 1979 pg. 17

Tip: Other types of sheet metal screws suitable for woodworking are noted.
FINE WOODWORKING #17 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 6

Tip: Use a Robertson screw as a wood fastener.
FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 8

Wood screws. The basics of the basic fastener.
FINE WOODWORKING #60 Sep-Oct 1986 pg. 48

Screws for woodworkers. How to choose the right screw and install it properly.
FINE WOODWORKING #115 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 76

Chart illustrates various types of nails, screws, and special fasteners.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #1 Spring 1976 (v.1#1) pg. 130

Reference guide to screws. Covers wood screws and metal screws. Charts show screw sizes, drill sizes for pilot and clearance holes, and suggested uses.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1979 (v.4#4) pg. 59

Overhead transparency master of various threaded fasteners.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Mar 1981 (v.70#3) pg. 8

A primer on screws.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #502 Mar 1970 (v.66) pg. 68

Tip: How to recycle old brass screws by cleaning off old paint.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1973 (v.1#2) pg. 2

How to choose and use wood and sheet metal screws.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1968 (v.130#4) pg. 142

Tip: Formulas for determining the outside diameter of numbered screw sizes from 0 to 24.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1982 (v.158#3) pg. 75

How to pick the right fastener for the job. Tips on the many varieties of not-so-common nails as well as a host of other fasteners.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1982 (v.158#4) pg. 35

Tip on shortening a screw using a jewelers saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1983 (v.159#1) pg. 45

Screws. A workshop guide to choosing and using screws.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1987 (v.164#8) pg. 81

Wood screw holding power calculator.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1964 (v.185#5) pg. 154

Matching the screw to the job. Charts illustrate the various types of wood and metal screws.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1983 (v.223#4) pg. 144
Correction POPULAR SCIENCE May 1984 (v.224#5) pg. 8

Cordless revolution. Tips on selecting a cordless screwdriver and screws suitable for used in loudspeaker or furniture construction.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1989 [Jan 1989] (v.10#1) pg. 25
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1989 [Mar 1989] (v.10#2) pg. 68

Woodworkers' standards. Screws. Handy reference guide to fastening with screws.
WOOD MAGAZINE #11 Jun 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 46

Tip: Deepen flat-head-screw slots with a hacksaw to prevent screwdriver slipping.
WOOD MAGAZINE #20 Dec 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 23

Tip suggests using masonry screws when securing shelves, etc. to concrete walls.
WOOD MAGAZINE #57 Dec 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 20

What woodworkers need to know about screws.
WOOD MAGAZINE #64 Oct 1993 (v.10#7) pg. 68
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #69 Apr 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 10

Woodworking screws. A wall chart of sizes, styles, nomenclature, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #82 Oct 1995 (v.12#7) pg. Insert

Use of "square-drive" terminology for Robertson screws challenged.
WOOD MAGAZINE #103 Feb 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 6
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 4
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #109 Nov 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 6

A close look at wood screws. Part 1. Understanding this versatile fastener for boatbuilding.
WOODENBOAT #54 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 47

A close look at wood screws. Part 2. A study of corrosion and composition, and a discussion of refastening techniques.
WOODENBOAT #55 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 43
Added Info WOODENBOAT #56 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 6

Selecting screws for outdoor projects. Some tips.
WOODSMITH #45 Jun 1986 pg. 23

Screws for woodworking. Looks at the various materials, styles, drive slots, etc. Includes advice on drilling the shank hole, pilot hole, and countersink or counterbore.
WOODSMITH #56 Apr 1988 pg. 20, 22
Added Info WOODSMITH #58 Aug 1988 pg. 3

Tip: Selecting the right screw for wood depends upon the width and thickness of the timber into which it will be inserted.
WOODWORKER #1026 May 1979 (v.83) pg. 240

Burglar-proof screws are easy to make.
WOODWORKER Mar 1988 (v.92#3) pg. 209

Tip: Use non-hardening filler to fill a screw slothead or recess before painting.
WOODWORKER Apr 1988 (v.92#4) pg. 324

Technique for determining the size of assorted screws by measuring across the head.
WOODWORKER Mar 1989 (v.93#3) pg. 241

Wood screws, a look at new drive types, thread styles, head styles, shank diameters and materials. Includes tips for using drywall screws in a woodshop and for selecting and installing wood screws.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.20#6) pg. 12

How to conceal screw heads with wood plugs when assembling fine furniture.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1974 (v.30#5) pg. 8

Choosing and using the correct fastener. Covers screws and nails.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 40

Woodworking fasteners: A boat builder's view. Shipwright gives advice on selecting specialty fasteners which can solve problems in a variety of wooden projects besides boats.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 72

The formula for assigning numbers to screws is explained.
WORKBENCH Apr 1997 (v.53#2) pg. 14