Do you Know the Different Parts of a Screw?

Do you Know the Different Parts of a Screw?

There are three parts of a screw, they are the head, shank and thread.

    The Head – has the slots for the turning tool to fit into.
    The Shank – is the smooth part above the thread and below the head.
    The Thread – is the tapering groove that spirals towards the tip. This cuts into the wood as it is turned then pulls the screw into the hole.

parts of a screw

For more information on how screws are classified and what they are used for in construction visit Types of Screws.

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