How to Join Wood with Carriage Bolts
By: Joe Truini
When joining pieces of wood together using a carriage bolt, the square head on the bolt can become stripped in the hole, making them hard to tighten. To solve this problem, insert a few finishing nails in the hole beside the bolt before hammering the bolt into place. The nails will fill the gaps between the hole and bolt to keep it from spinning.
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