carriage bolt


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a roundheaded bolt for timber

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Insert the carriage bolt and place a washer between the leg and the side apron, then another washer and nut to hold the leg to the apron.
* Carriage Bolts have a square shoulder under the head that pulls into soft materials such as wood and prevents the bolt from turning while the nut is being tightened.
The carriage bolt was lengthened and covered with a protective rubber hose.
1-5 gallon, (or 3-1/2 or even 2-1/2 gallon) plastic bucket 1-15" x 15" piece of 3/8 or 1/2" plywood (seat) 1-3" long, 3/8" carriage bolt 1-3/8" nut 2-large washers (2" to 2-1/2" in diameter) 9-medium-sized washers (about 1-1/4" in diameter) 1-boat cushion (optional) Making It:
Install and tighten a quarter-inch-diameter-by-4-inch carriage bolt in each of the holes, then climb a stepladder to take a sighting along the tops of all the hoops.
Install and tighten a 1/4-inch-diameterby-4-inch carriage bolt in each of the holes, then climb a stepladder to take a sighting along the tops of all the hoops.
But don't overtighten--that can pull the carriage bolt heads right through the door skin or strip the lag screw holes.
When you've got everything right, remove one nail from a single corner joint, drill a bolt hole right through and then install a carriage bolt. Repeat the process until all four corners have four bolts each (see Fig.
Carriage Bolt: used for very strong joints in wood, Square neck prevents rotation
Be sure to place a nut on the bolt before sticking it through the hole, and then one after so that the carriage bolt may be adjusted up or down and then tightened in place.