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Nuts, adj.: what you must be to attempt this job.

Hexagon nut

The standard nut

Square nut

Most commonly used with roofing bolts

Wing nut

Has 2 wings

Designed for tightening by hand

Nylon lock or nylock nuts

The ring of nylon creates friction, preevnting the nut coming undone by itself.

Rivet bushes

A nut that fixes to a hole in sheet metal.

Pronged tee

Has spikes and Fits into a hole in wood

Nut insert

Cross dowel


A hollow screw, into which screws a bolt.

Used to fix cabinets together

Flanged nut

dome nuts

The bright polished dome on the topside of the nut looks nice

Shear nuts

The tool driven portion of the nut shears off when tight, leaving a nut that can not be undone with any tye of nut driver.

A high security nut