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What are the metal inserts which accept adjustable screws called?

I was watching a woodworking YouTube video which showed a metal insert being permanently hammered into a pre-drilled hole at the bottom of a table leg. A large machine screw with a padded head was ...
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What is the name of this kind of joint?

I know this is a woodworking Q&A, but since googling to the best of my keywording skills didn't work, I'm trying my luck here. I'm trying to build a home office desk for myself, with a metal ...
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Are these brass “cross caps” (used on type cases) still made?

I am thinking of making some wooden cases for various tools, parts and so on. In some ways they are baby cousins of (and inspired by) printers' type cases. Some type cases have brass "caps" on the ...
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What type of hardware is this

... that allows the steps to collapse and the support brace to pivot inwards so that the unit can lay flat? Some sort of bolt?
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What's the name this window type?

Could anybody tell me the name of a window type that opens its sashes vertically in the same track, inline, with counter balanced system, where one sash goes up at the same time as the other goes down?...
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Looking for non-threaded inserts

I am designing a chair that has an adjustable length. I want to have 1/4" steel pins that go through a hole in a bracket, through a 2x4, and come out to go through a hole in the other side of the ...
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Threaded vial or similar container?

I've turned a "magic wand" as a Christmas gift for my niece. If you're familiar with the Harry Potter stories you probably know that wands usually contain something inside of them (i.e. Unicorn hairs,...
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Installing fancy distressed wall hanger knobs

So the other day, I found a wonderful set of large knob-shaped wall hangers from Sheffield home at T.J Maxx, so I bought them all. But when I got home, I realized that there was no hardware included ...
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What is this type of screw from a piece of flat-pack furniture called?

Does anyone know what this type of screw is called in the UK? I ask because I have some flat pack furniture that has been sitting in the attic for ages, and now I try to assemble it I find some of ...