#8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws - FairWindFasteners
#8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws - FairWindFasteners
#8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws
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#8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws

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Flat Head, Oval Head, or Round Head in Frearson and Slotted Drive

These Silicon Bronze wood screws are the highest quality available. We carry them in a variety of sizes and lengths, and with Flat Heads, Oval Heads, or Round Heads in Frearson Drive, and in Slotted Drive.

#8 Wood Screw Dimensions:
 Head Diameter (Imperial) Head Diameter (Metric) Shank Diameter (Imperial) Shank Diameter (Metric)
0.332" (~21/64") 8.43mm
0.164" (~5/32") 4.17mm

What makes our wood screws the best?

Full Body: Our wood screws have a shank diameter that is the same size as the outside of the threads. That means your clearance hole will be completely filled, creating a waterproof seal. Full bodied screws are made from a larger wire stock than screws that aren't full bodied, meaning they are stronger when they hold and stronger when you are driving them in.

Cut Threads: The threads are cut, not rolled. Rolled threads have a reduced shank size and drive in with less torque because the threads are sharper. Most other companies produce rolled thread screws and you'll find they twist and break when driving them in, and can leave a compromised fastener in your project without even knowing it.

Cold Pressed Heads: The heads on these screws are cold formed, which hardens them through a process called "work hardening". Experience less stripped screw heads with our cold pressed heads.

Guaranteed 651 Silicon Bronze Alloy: We guarantee that you'll get the correct alloy when you order through us. 651 Silicon Bronze is the ideal alloy for wood screws in your traditional boat building project, therefore it's the only alloy we will supply our wood screws in. The others may be cheaper, but they're likely not the silicon bronze alloy they claim to be.

Traditional boatbuilders know that there is a glut of imposter alloys and bargain wood screws out there on the market, but Fair Wind Fasteners only supplies Silicon Bronze wood screws of the highest marine grade.

What is a Frearson or Reed & Prince Drive?

Check our wood screw size chart.

Fair Wind Screw Lube

 

 

Don't forget to add some Screw Lube to help drive these screws home. Less effort in driving, less stripped heads, and protection from corrosion is right here with Fair Wind Screw Lube - Specifically formulated for boat building!

Customer Reviews

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Robert Hammer
Silicon Bronze screws for canoe restoration

The price was low for these screws and the quality was excellent. My canoe is happy now.

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Peter Dustira
Bronze screws and finishing washers

Excellent quality and quick delivery

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Roger Laureno
Nice quality

The screws and other hardware I bought were good quality at a fair price . Rob is right there ready to answer any questions you may have

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Paul Hansen
Hard to find carriage bolts

I looked many places before I found Fair Wind Fasteners’s in my Century new letter.

Had them quick and now I am moving forward with my Sabre.

Thanks!

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Ted Stutzman
Not Screwed

The order arrived when it was supposed to, and short of counting all the screws, it seems ok to me.