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Headless wood screws

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by ban-all-sheds, 12 Oct 2018.

  1. ban-all-sheds

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    Do they exist?

    What are they called?

    Basically looking for something like this dual thread jobby:

    upload_2018-10-12_19-19-0.jpeg

    but with a smooth shank instead of the machine screw end....
     
  2. Roger928

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    Just cut the top of them with a grinder or junior hack saw.
     
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  3. KenGMac

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    ban-all-sheds, good evening.

    Nearest I can think of are either a "Coach Bolt" or "Coach screw"

    Your image appears to have [the course thread] coach bolt appearance.

    But?

    The Engineering threads at the other end? ? ? ?

    Ken
     
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    They are called dual thread dowel screws.
    A coach screw with the head off could suit you?
    John :)
     
  5. big-all

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    or handrail bolt
     
  6. ban-all-sheds

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    That would leave me with a somewhat tricky lack of any way to engage a screwdriver with them....
     
  7. ban-all-sheds

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    They have heads.

    upload_2018-10-13_0-0-43.png upload_2018-10-13_0-3-24.png


    That's what I don't want.
     
  8. ban-all-sheds

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    I don't want a dual thread:



    That would leave me with a somewhat tricky lack of any way to engage a tool with them to screw them in....
     
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    Grind a flat on the shank and use an adjustable spanner to screw them in.
    John :)
     
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    [QUOTE="ban-all-sheds, post: 4236809, member: 3777"

    That would leave me with a somewhat tricky lack of any way to engage a tool with them to screw them in....[/QUOTE]

    I'd cut the head off once I'd screwed the screw in the desired distance...
     
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    Something like a Plain shank wood screw?
     
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    A pair of vice grips will screw in headless screws or remove them.
     
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    Just to be sure, in case you haven't built cheap flat pack furniture, you have seen these before, right?

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