What size drill bit do I need for a number 10 screw?

Wood Screw Pilot Hole Sizes
Screw SizeHard Wood
Tapered BitStraight Bit
#93/16"9/64"
#1013/64"9/64"
#127/32"5/32"
A.

What size is a #10 screw?

US Machine Screw Diameters
SizeThread Diameter
DecimalNearest Fractional
#60.13"9/64"
#80.16"5/32"
#100.19"3/16"
  • What is the size of an m4 screw?

    Tap sizeBasic major dia (mm)mm per thread
    M3 x 0.53mm.5
    M3.5 x 0.63,5mm.6
    M4 x 0.74mm.7
    M5 x 0.85mm.8
  • What size screw to use for 2x4?

    A 2x4 is 1-1/2 inches x 3-1/2 inches. If you're joining them face to face, that's 3 inches thick. A 3 inch long construction screw is ideal, but if you sink the screw head below the surface too far, the tip will blow out the other side.
  • What is a 6 32 screw?

    The #6-32 UNC is a UTS screw specifying a major thread diameter of #6 which is defined as 0.1380 inches (3.51 mm); and 32 tpi (threads per inch) which equates to a thread pitch of 0.031250 inches (0.7938 mm).
B.

What size drill bit to use for #10 wood screw?

Drill bit sizes for pre-drilling (most commonly used sizes in bold)
Screw SizePilot hole size for hardwoods*Pilot hole size for softwood**
#91/83/32
#101/87/64
#115/329/64
#129/641/8
  • What size drill bit to use for #10 wood screw?

    Drill bit sizes for pre-drilling (most commonly used sizes in bold)
    Screw SizePilot hole size for hardwoods*Pilot hole size for softwood**
    #91/83/32
    #101/87/64
    #115/329/64
    #129/641/8
  • What drill bit to use for steel?

    Cobalt (HSCO) is considered an upgrade from HSS because it includes 5-8% Cobalt blended into the base material. This is a great option for drilling into harder steel as well as stainless steel grades. Carbide (Carb) is the hardest and most brittle of the drill bit materials.
  • What size is a number 10 wood screw?

    Wood Screw Diameters
    SizeMajor Thread Diameter*
    DecimalNearest Fractional Measurement
    #8.164"5/32"
    #9.177"11/64"
    #10.190"3/16"
C.

What size hole to drill for a #10 sheet metal screw?

Your pilot-hole drill-bit size will depend on the size of your sheet-metal screw. A size-4 screw should have a pilot-hole drill size of 3/32 inches; size 6, 7/64 inches; size 8, 1/8 inches; size 10, 9/64 inches; size 12, 5/32 inches; size 14-1/4 inches, 3/16 inches; and 5/16 inches, 1/4 inches.
  • What drill bit to use for #8 screw?

    Wood Screw Pilot Hole Sizes
    Screw SizeHard WoodSoft Wood
    Tapered BitTapered Bit
    #75/32"9/64"
    #811/64"5/32"
    #93/16"11/64"
  • What diameter is a 10 gauge screw?

    Gauge to Millimeter Conversion Chart
    Self Tapping Screw Gauge (g)Size (mm)
    84.2
    104.8
    125.5
    146.3
  • How do you find out the size of a bolt?

    Wood screw diameter can be measured either as a shank diameter or a root diameter. The measurement is then cross referenced to a size number known as a wire gauge size. Thread diameter is used when measuring sheet metal screws. The measurement is then cross referenced to a size number known as a wire gauge size.

Updated: 22nd September 2018

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