I am updating my closet and using a prebound Formica on particle
board. (Similar to melamine with a wood grain pattern) I was told the
best thing to use for joining two pieces together is a Confirmat
screw. Well I found the screws (which are stepped) but have been
unable to find a Confirmat bit. I have tried Rockler, WoodCraft, and
Lee Valley without success... Does anyone know where I can purchase a
Confirmat drill bit?
The local Woodcraft had both sizes in stock.
McFeelys has starter kits with screws, drill bit, and driver bit.
I put up a couple of photos of the screw and bit at
One is a close up of the step on the bit--it's small but it's there.
The bit in the photos is one that I got at Woodcraft, but looking
closely at the markings on it I noticed that it's marked "McFeelys".
In any case, it seems to work fine.
And they're fragile. The pro ones aren't much better, but some.
A solid tapered bit with a countersink, and some good Robbie screws
will be much more convenient and cheaper.
The confirmat system is the answer to the question nobody asked. I
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