3rd December 2019

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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.

People also ask, 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 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 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"
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