Threading Wood for Machine Screws
Cut durable threads in wood with metal taps
Pat Warner discusses the use of machine screws in knockdown furniture joints and adjustable jigs. He explains how to use metal taps to cut crisp, strong, and durable threads in any hardwood. The only specialized tools you need are taps, and he shares tips on making the joint stronger, on drilling pilot holes, and on using a drill press to tap the wood.
From Fine Woodworking #126