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Various fastenersExplaining Screw and Nail Sizes
This article presents a very basic guide to standard screw and nail sizes, gauges and nomenclature.
Man Installing DrywallDrywall Fastener Installation
The article outlines the proper methods for drywall fastener installations.
Victorian HingeEvolution of the Hinge
This article presents a brief history of hinge usage throughout the ages, and how they have grown in necessity since the Industrial Revolution.
FastenersFastener Material Selection
This overview of the various materials used in fastener production details the advantages and disadvantages of using steel, stainless steel, bronze, brass, and nylon for manufacturing fasteners.
Stainless Steel BoltGrade Markings and Mechanical Properties of Steel Fasteners
This article runs down many standard steel fastener types, specifically bolts and screws.
Wooden CabinetGuide to Cabinet Hinges
This article details various kinds of cabinet hinges and their appropriate applications. In addition, several specialty cabinet hinges are also discussed.
Indoor DeckHidden Hinges and Deck Fasteners
This article outlines the recent trend of "bare" decks and doors which do not reveal hinges or fasteners for aesthetic and practical reasons.
Golden HingeHinge Materials - Making the Right Choice for Doors
This article provides information about different kinds of materials used in hinges, and how each reacts in different applications.
Robertson ScrewdriversHistory of the Robertson Screwdriver
The history of the Roberston screwdriver, invented by P.L. Robertson, is detailed here.
BoltsHow a Bolt Works
The bolt is a crucial component in modern manufacturing and has a vast range of applications in both commercial and industrial products, from airliners to gardening tools.
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