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#8 Flat head slotted bronze wood screws. Traditional boatbuilders love these Silicon Bronze wood screws because they have cut threads and the full-bodied diameter shank. Unlike rolled thread screws with their reduced shank, these screws have a shank diameter that is the same size as the outside of the threads. This completely fills the clearance hole normally drilled for the shank thus creating a waterproof seal. Remember to drill a body hole for the screw shank and a pilot hole for the threads. All screws are threaded for 2/3 of the shank.

Info & Guides
Silicon Bronze is the traditional choice for marine construction. It is corrosion resistant, helps prevent rot around the screw holes when used under water, and is relatively strong. Although stronger than Solid Brass, Silicon Bronze screws are not as strong as Stainless Steel. They require a carefully sized pilot hole to avoid breakage. We recommend drilling twice (once for the root and once for the shank) as well as using a screw lubricant to avoid breakage.

Reviews for #8 Bronze Wood Screws Flat Head Slotted

4 of 4 Reviews

January 8, 2020

They asked me what I think...
By Cumudgeonly Boatbuilder from Marshallberg, NC

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...and I think if we are going to pay the price of a fine, upstanding meal,served to us by beautiful people, for one hundred #8 screws, the least Jamestown could do is deliver them to us in a nice easy to store box, instead of another, yet another useless, unresealable plastic bag. Otherwise, they are screws, fine, nothing wrong with them screws...the slot is even and deep enough to not strip out. They look very nice, I just need to find a way to store the other 92 screws until the next time a need a few more of them.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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February 28, 2019

yes
By Ed from Oakdale California

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Had several snap, few with no threads, and many with chips in the slots.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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January 3, 2011

Premium Quality, Outstanding service
By Zeke from Hutchinson, Kansas

Long term service.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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July 31, 2008

#8 Bronze Wood Screw
By Dave from Michigan

I have not had issues with these breaking. I drill one pilot hole and use a lube of linseed oil or wax, or whatever is handy. they work well in the Ash and Spruce I use.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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