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No matter how light you coat or what paint you use, it does not work. Hinges pull off spray paint.


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When it comes to installing cabinetry the only time you would counter bore is if you plan on plugging the hole, its pretty rare that you need to use lags to install a cabinet. All you really need to know is that the countersink needs to be at least as big as the head so it doesn't have to crush the fibers the go flush, the hole in the first piece has to be ...


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It does not matter what the screw size is, only the angle is important. You have to determine the angle of the head of the screw you are using: Your countersink should be of the same angle or you will not get a clean result. Most flathead screws are 82 degrees, but you have to check to make sure. Also, there is an art to boring the chamfer. Due to ...


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A #8 countersink will not only drill too small a hole, it'll also leave a #10 screw's head protruding slightly above the surface (assuming flat-head screws, since countersinks aren't used for any other screw head style). Use a #10 countersink for a #10 screw. From your description of the screws you intend to use, though... I don't think you want to ...


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A standard #10 screw has an outer thread diameter of 3/16". The #10 countersink you are referring to is a combined tool designed for applications where the screw is to pass completely through the material without digging the threads into the wood and have the head sit flush. If you wish to use a screw that is actually going to grip the material, such as a ...



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