November 17, 2017
Tool Review: FastenMaster’s FrameFast system features a ½-in. Milwaukee drill motor with an attached extension tube and a driver head that holds the fastener.
July 11, 2017
This 316 stainless-steel screw is designed for use outdoors and in corrosive environments.
August 30, 2016
Simpson Strong-Tie's new SDWS framing screws are a better option than drywall screws.
March 6, 2016
Q: Recently, I had to remove a deck post on a 15-year-old house. It looked like the post had been attached with zinc fasteners instead of hot-dipped galvanized fasteners, so I…
September 16, 2015
Remodelers frequently have to replace a bearing wall with a large beam. The challenge is weight, but senior editor Andy Engel shows here how to install the beam one ply…
July 11, 2015
When you need to cut a machine screw that’s too long, thread a nut onto the screw first. Cut the screw, and then back the nut off. It will straighten…
May 17, 2012
I used to install hooks and eye screws by laboriously turning them into place with a screwdriver through the hole. Now I drill an appropriately sized hole, then mount a…
May 9, 2012
The GRK vinyl window screw is a fastener and shim rolled into one
September 2, 2011
Starborn's Cap-Tor screws are available in 10 Headcote colors and eight Deckfast colors
October 16, 2009
The Copemaster Trim Adjuster is a two-part screw: After drilling the Trim Adjustor into the bottom edge of the baseboard, the drill is switched to reverse, and the baseboard rides out along the threads to close the gap in the coped joint
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