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Solid brass slotted with countersunk head or slotted dome-shaped screw, suitable as a finishing screw for a more pleasing and tasteful finish when required with brass ironmongery such as with brass surface locks, ironmongery & door furniture.
Traditional brass slotted wood screws are used as a finishing screw where a more pleasing and tasteful finish is required. Historically used as an alternative to steel screws in naturally acidic timbers and also to match existing brass ironmongery. Small gauges are available with either countersunk, round or raised heads.
Typically smaller brass screws are used when building furniture or installing doors etc. Stripping can occur when using brass screws whilst working with wood, and often a drill hole often the same size of the screw is drilled into the material first.
Brass is stronger and harder than copper, but not as strong or hard as steel. ... Brass is stronger and harder than copper, but not as strong or hard as steel. It is easy to form a variety of shapes, a good thermal conductivity, and generally corrosion-resistant saltwater.