Being a ‘Jack of all trades, master of none’ individual may definitely come in handy. Knowledge of something about basic home repair or renovation is certainly practical and could save a lot size chart of hard-earned money. Basic things such as fastening cabinets, doors and the like do no need any professional or expert training or know-how.

Screw and Bolt

Bolt or screw is considered to be fastener which is typified by thread or external thread (helical ridge). The obvious and practical usage of these basic household tools is to sizing clasp, hold or to fasten objects jointly or together and to position or arrange objects. The screw’s head is typically bigger than the body. Using wrenches or screwdrivers, the head permits the screw to be driven or turned (with the aid of the thread).

Sizes of Wood Screw

A given number is the general size of a screw. The size of the screw itself (both shaft and the head) increases; as the number increases as well. Wood screws commonly have the same pitch threads. Nonetheless, some does have a thread with sharper or steeper incline. They are called Type A screws. Gauge number and length define the size or dimension of a screw.

Wood Screw Chart: Dimensions

The following numbers are defined as follows: the gauge number (the first variable) is followed by maximum head diameter (inch) and threads per inch in a screw. A screw that has a 0 gauge number has a maximum head diameter of .199 and 32.00 threads per inch. Gauge number 1 has .146 and 28.00. Gauge number 2 has .172 and 26.00. Gauge number 3 screw has .199 and 24.00. Gauge 4 has .225 and 22.00. 5 (gauge number) has .252 and 20.00 threads per inch. Gauge 6 has .279 and 18.00. Gauge number 7 has .305 and 16.00 threads in an inch. These following screw gauges give an idea the variety of screw dimensions. To gain complete data, the internet is the best source for the complete screw dimensions.