rials like particieboard where a tight connection could pull an insert loose. Conncctor bolts and nuts can be made of steel, brass or plastic.

Cam-type fasteners are a good choicc if you need to disassemble the parts of your piece rather quickly. They have a "quick-disconnect" feature that unlocks the parts with a simple twist of a screwdriver. These fasteners consist of a cylinder with a slotted cam. As you turn the cylinder, the cam pulls on a rounded head on the end of a bolt to tighten the parts. You'll need a Forstner bit to drill the recess for the cam.

Cam fasteners arc good for cdgc-to-face joints. They will draw the parts together, but not as tightly as connector bolts do.

Hafcle makes a cam-type fastener system called "Minifix" that accepts

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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