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Les Casteel

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#1 posted 03-13-2011 01:22 AM

Go buy some SPAX screws at the big box store. Drill the pilot into the 1×4 if you wish with a nice countersink. Then drive them in. SPAX do not need to be pre-drilled. You can drive a SPAX into end grain Maple without drilling a hole first. You can choose one with square, phillips or SPAX heads.

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