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Posted on Broken brass screws. Aaaargghhh!!!!!!!

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

4935 posts in 1907 days


#1 posted 526 days ago

I like the solid brass hinges but the brass screws are not good and anyway you look at it brass is soft…
I now discard the brass screws and use #4 steel brass-plated flat head screws with a square drive instead of a philips head…

I use the vix bit all the time and it is great. I have also used the screw extractors that drill around the hole but have fortunately not had that problem in a long time.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.


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