Just came across a plywood joint mechanism, which I found very interesting as new woodworker. Basically I don't know what it is called and can't find any in our local market. I am attaching the photos here:

  • Screw 1: This is the screw which goes inside the white bit

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  • Screw 2: This screw is positioned perpendicular to Screw 1 through a hole.

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  • Looks like this when Screw 1 is put inside

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Now, could anybody tell me :-
1. What are the name of the screws.
2. What is the mechanism called.

  • At least over here in Europe, these are extremely common in mass-produced flat pack furniture. A lot of stuff from Ikea is constructed in this way. Feb 11, 2017 at 15:26

1 Answer 1


Cam bolt and cam screw connector. Very popular in european style cabinetry.

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enter image description herehttp://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-6-mm-x-45-5-mm-Connecting-Zinc-Bolt-Cam-Screw-818238/204281642


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