A countersinking screw is used so that the screw will sit flush with or below a surface. A pilot hole is required to guide the screw into the correct position and prevent the wood from splitting as the screw is tightened.
More in Home Improvement
DK - Do It Yourself Home Improvement © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited
Insert the screw through the countersunk hole and into the pilot hole, and tighten it as usual.
We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.
10 Best Bathroom Remodeling Trends 10 Photos
Kitchen Island Paradise 12 Photos
Pergola Pictures From Blog Cabin 2014 25 Photos
Backyard Landscaping Ideas 8 Photos
Big Ideas for Small Bathroom Storage 14 Photos
© 2014 Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.