Screw Sockets And Cups

Some confusion often exists between the two types, and the writer has sometimes bought gross packets clearly labelled 'screw cups' which were in fact 'screw sockets'. The socket type

252:3A is recessed flush into the wood with a countersink bit, while cups (252:3B) lie on the surface and require no sinking. Both types are used for countersunk/flat head screws which may have to be withdrawn at any time, and also for neatness of finished appearance. The sockets are preferable but must be accurately fitted, and 253 shows the difference between screws carelessly placed and sunk, and those neatly fixed in sockets which are sanded off flush after the screws have been driven home.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
The Complete Guide To Wood Finishing

The Complete Guide To Wood Finishing

Wood finishing can be tricky and after spending hours on building your project you want to be sure that you get the best outcome possible. In The Complete Guide To Wood Finishing you will learn how to get beautiful, professional results no matter what your project is, even if you have never tried your hand at wood finishing before. You will learn about every step in the wood finishing process from a professional wood finisher with years of experience.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment