Sheet Metal Screw

Shank is completely threaded.

Straight, thin root has deep, sharp threads.

Shank is completely threaded.

Straight root has fine, sharp threads.

PROS: Tough. Good grip in plywood and particleboard. Many sizes. CONS: Not widely available at local stores.

Straight root has fine, sharp threads.

PROS: Fastens metal and thin wood.

Wide size range. CONS: Poor grip in particleboard.

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