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How do I attach brass piles with an internal screw?


I have never asked this question myself. I am nervous about just screwing the wooden shaft into the pile, so I smear some hotmelt from a glue gun thinly onto the tapered end of the shaft, heat the pile for a few seconds and then screw the shaft into the pile. The metal will contract on cooling and create a really tight fit that is flush with the sides of the shaft.