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US Wood Screws - Nominal Sizes

Wood screws - nominal sizes vs. diameters

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Wood screws shank diameters and recommended pilot holes are indicated below.

Wood screws - shank diameters and pitot holes

Shank holes and pilot holes is recommended to prevent wood from splitting and allows tighter joints.

Nominal Size
no.
Shank Diameter
Decimal
(in)
Nearest Fractional
(in)
0 0.060 1/16
1 0.073 5/64
2 0.086 3/32
3 0.099 7/64
4 0.112 7/64
5 0.125 1/8
6 0.138 9/64
7 0.151 5/32
8 0.164 5/32
9 0.177 11/64
10 0.190 3/16
11 0.203 13/64
12 0.216 7/32
14 0.242 1/4
16 0.268 17/64
18 0.294 19/64
20 0.320 5/16
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