Wood Screw Pilot Hole Sizes. Print this page. Screw Size, Hard Wood, Soft Wood
These dimensions are for standard American wood screws, which are tapered. They are not suitable for screws which are not tapered, such as dry wall screws.
Recommended Pilot Holes Sizes â€“ Inch Screws. Material. Nominal Screw Size Dia.. M6 x 1.0. Steel . 5.41. 5.46. 5.51. 5.54. M7 x 1.0. Steel . . 6.45. 6.51. 6.58.
Holes for wood screws – sizes for clearance and pilot holes for soft and hard woods.
When joining wood with screws, it is necessary to bore pilot holes.. Bore holes slightly smaller than the thread diameter, to a depth of half the length of the .
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