countersunk lag bolts Archive

Countersunk Lag Bolts

Why countersunk lag bolts ? It’s a common question asked, why not use flat head lag bolts, why do I need countersunk lag bolts ? If you're wanting to countersink carriage bolt heads as part of a repair or building into a new project, there are a couple of popular ways to start this process.

Different types of lag bolts

There are many types of lag bolts and each of them is used for different purposes. Lag bolts ( frequently called a lag screw )are basically large wood screws with hexagonal heads.  Please don't let the name wood screw confuse you, they're not made from wood. Mainly they're made from the following materials; Stainless steel