Remove the screw. Use fine thread screws for hardwoods.
Pocket hole joinery provides real advantages for beginning woodworkers and veterans alike.
Pocket hole joinery fine woodworking. Most pocket hole screws come with an oversized washer head. You don t have to drill a matching hole in its mating piece like you would for a dowel joint. In this short video fine woodworking special projects editor asa christiana offers a step by step demonstration of pocket hole joinery as he builds a simple bathroom vanity cabinet from start to finish.
And poplar as well as plywood. 6 pocket hole joinery at the ends of narrow boards like rails stiles and aprons will only need 2 pocket screws. The nice thing about pocket hole joinery is that you only have to drill a hole in one board.
Choose the length based on the workpiece thickness as shown in the chart below. Second pocket hole joinery is easy to learn. Home woodworking how to joinery pocket screw joinery.
The first benefit is the relatively low cost of the tools with the most basic jig and clamp set priced under 75. This allows for a lot of flexibility when positioning your holes. Use the widest 2 holes you can get away with while keeping the pocket hole centers within 3 8 from either edge.
7 if you ever strip out a pocket hole it s not ruined necessarily here s what you do. Anywhere you place them on the board it fine. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest techniques and how to from fine woodworking plus special offers.
Use fine thread screws for hardwoods.