woodscrew


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woodscrew

(ˈwʊdˌskruː)
n
(Tools) a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood by a screwdriver
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Noun1.woodscrew - a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriverwoodscrew - a metal screw that tapers to a point so that it can be driven into wood with a screwdriver
lag bolt, lag screw - a heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
screw eye - a woodscrew having its shank bent into a ring
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"Our biggest thing is we sell one only woodscrew, if you need it, one only nut and bolt, none of this packed rubbish."
You can power this very large, cone-shaped woodscrew by bolting it to a car, truck or tractor axle, or by coupling it with a tractor's PTO, stationary engine--name it and you can use it.
This large cone-shaped woodscrew can be powered by bolting it to a car, truck or tractor axle or coupling it to a tractor's PTO, stationary engine, you name it.
established a purpose built woodscrew factory in Heath Street, Smethwick in 1854, the firm then went into business with Guest, Keen and Co.
The simplicity of a woodscrew is one of its endearing traits.
Edgar Jones's "Marketing the Nettleford Woodscrew by GKN, 1850-1935" shows how a monopoly gained by about 1870 enabled the firm to dominate the market in Britain.
The firm was also the chief promoter of the International Woodscrew Union, a screw cartel that functioned effectively from 1888 until the First World War.
He placed an advert, complete with picture, which read: "You are bidding on this used three-and-a-half inch woodscrew. It might have magic powers but this cannot be confirmed.
To make the tamper, you'll need a 7inch length of 1-by-8, a 3-foot length (variable) of 1 -inch dowel, one 1 1/2-inch #5 woodscrew, and a drill to make a clearance hole and countersink the screw.
Machine screws, bolts, self-tappers, self-drilling screws and woodscrews are all available with at least 2 or 3 of these drive styles and making the right choice can make or mar an installation or assembly process.