Installing Threaded Inserts
I can't be the only woodworker that has trouble installing threaded inserts - even with the special bits provided.
As you can see from the sketch below, I used my drill press to solve the problem. I first inserted a length of threaded rod in the drill press, and then added a hex nut, wing nut and finally the threaded insert.
Next, I pushed the assembly down as I hand-turned the insert using the wing nut and an adjustable wrench. Note: There's no need to turn on the drill press. - Keith Moor, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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