Fasteners and Hardware
While I was installing hinges on a cabinet door, the head of a brass screw broke off. How can I remove the screw without making a mess of my project?
I built the pencil-post bed from issue 187. There’s one problem: The slightest movement on the bed makes it squeak annoyingly. Is there anything I can do to stop the squeaking?
I was about to buy the clock kit for the Art Deco Desk Clock in issue 208, when I noticed that the Roman numeral 4 is written out as “IIII.” Was this a misprint?
I’m planning to use torsion hinges for the lid of an oak chest I’m designing. They’re rated for the weight of the lid. So before I buy the hardware, how do I estimate the weight of wood?
Your article “Choose the Right Screw for Today’s Job” praised the square-drive screw as a modern replacement for slip-prone. Aren’t those the same Robertson screws?
I bought four short, turned furniture legs from a home center. How do I attach the short (3⁄8 " long) threaded studs to my bookcase?