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Questions relating to threaded fasteners and their use.

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Is there such a thing as a screw eye that can be screwed in counterclockwise? 99% of screws are tightened clockwise. This one would be the opposite. If this type of screw eye doesn't exist, is there another way to accomplish the same thing? …
asked Aug 23 '18 by rbhat
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Is there such a thing as an eyebolt where the nut is another eyebolt? It would be used for a 2" tube with a hole drilled across it, something like this:
asked May 20 '18 by rbhat
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then re-bolt the new base to the concrete. I will probably use new screws, but can I reuse the hole? I would be using the same exact screw. …
asked Mar 14 '18 by rbhat
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I have a regular round 1 1/4" steel tube, and I want to insert and eyebolt in it. The tube only has one hole (where the eyebolt goes) so I can't use a nut. What options do I have and can I find it a …
asked Dec 20 '17 by rbhat
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So I'm making a simple shelf like the one in the picture. I asked the home depot guy and the guy told me to use regular screws and then use filling to cover up the holes, something I already knew … . I asked if there's a way to attach them so that the screws couldn't be seen, but he didn't know. So how can I attach these two pieces is wood so that the screws cannot be seen from the top? …
asked Apr 4 '18 by rbhat
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at each end (with screws) to two 4"x 6" steel bases anchored to concrete. I assume that length-wise it won't warp since it's anchored at each end. Width-wise, the 4"x6" steel base will have (4) holes …
asked Mar 27 '18 by rbhat
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that the wood posts can be easily removed from the base. Some I removed too much wood and move around a bit, but not too much. Since I'll be using wood screws to secure the post to the base, what screws can I use to secure the base and stop the wood post from moving inside the base? …
asked Sep 6 '18 by rbhat
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). Initially, we were going to use these 3/8" x 3" anchor screws, but someone here mentioned expansion type anchors. I started searching to see what this is, and found several images: Image1, image2 … , image3. Are these anchors stronger than the 3/8" x 3" anchor screws? Can these anchors be removed in the future? …
asked Mar 24 '18 by rbhat
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I was watching several videos showing an installation of wire rope for a fence, and the lag screw swage stud on one end would be driven clockwise while the other goes in counterclockwise. That way it …
asked Oct 8 '18 by rbhat
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I have several 2"x4" x 12ft pieces of wood that I will use as rails. I need to secure them to several 1/4" steel plates. The steel plates have two holes for screws ( or whatever I end up using). The …
asked Jan 16 '18 by rbhat
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I know I can't ask shopping questions, but please bear with me. I don't want to purchase turnbuckles for my wire rope fence, so I want to use what someone here suggested: use a reverse-threaded screw …
asked Oct 17 '18 by rbhat
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correctly, etc). Every pole has a plate at the top where I can insert screws to hold a 2x4 long piece of wood. The poles and the floor cannot be changed. What can I do if they're uneven? I was thinking of maybe using washers to fill up the extra space, but there has to be a more elegant solution. Thanks. …
asked Jan 12 '18 by rbhat