What size bolt fits in a 1/4 hole?
Moreover, what size bolt fits in a 1/2 hole?
For holes under 1/2 inch, drill a clearance hole that is 1/64 larger. For holes larger then 1/2, drill clearance hole 1/32 larger. You should never be drilling the same dia clearance hole as the screw size.
Subsequently, question is, how big a pilot hole should I drill? First, drill a pilot hole through both boards. Pilot holes guarantee that your screw won't break off and your wood won't crack. For most hardwoods, the pilot hole should be at least as large as the screw's minor diameter. If the screw has deep threads, or the wood is very hard, the pilot hole should be another 1/64-in.
Beside this, what size bolt fits a 9/16 hole?
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What size screw fits a 3/16 hole?
Wood Screw Pilot Hole Sizes
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