Threaded Inserts for Wood & Woodworking


Don't waste time dealing with stripped threads or parts that are difficult to install. E-Z LOK's hard wood and soft wood threaded inserts are designed to prevent stripping and thread erosion to provide superior holding power in all applications. These threaded wood inserts are easy to install, requiring only a screwdriver, hex key or one of our special drive tools

We offer threaded inserts for wood in three different styles and different materials like brass, stainless steel and zinc alloy construction, which may vary by style.

Inch sizes in coarse or fine thread are available, along with metric sizes. Find the right thread insert for wood or a kit to help you get the job done in our easy-to-navigate inventory.

Make the Right Connection With E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts for Wood

Unlock the true potential of your woodworking endeavors with E-Z LOK threaded inserts for wood - the ultimate solution for enhancing strength, durability, and versatility in your projects. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a seasoned woodworking professional, our premium wood insert nuts are designed to elevate your creations to new heights, offering unmatched performance and reliability.

Threaded inserts for wood are cylindrical or tubular metal fasteners with internal threading. They are typically made from materials like brass, stainless steel, or die-cast zinc to ensure durability and resistance to corrosion. These screw inserts for wood have external features such as knurling or flutes, allowing them to grip firmly into the wood when installed.

Our E-Z Hex™ and E-Z Fin™ threaded inserts for softwood, and E-Z Knife™ threaded inserts for hardwood are indispensable components for any woodworking enthusiast or professional. Their ability to enhance the strength, reliability, and versatility of wooden assemblies makes them an essential tool in achieving durable and long-lasting woodworking projects. From furniture construction to DIY endeavors, threaded inserts elevate the woodworking experience, ensuring your creations stand the test of time.

See How Threaded Inserts for Wood Can Elevate Your Woodworking

E-Z LOK insert nuts for wood make it easy to give your project the strength and durability you need. Watch this video to find out more about how they work.

Frequently Asked Questions About Threaded Inserts for Wood

We understand you may have questions about our threaded wood screw inserts. To help you make the best decision, we have compiled some of the most common questions we hear.

Can Threaded Inserts for Wood Be Used with Different Types of Wood?

Yes, threaded inserts for wood can be used with various types of wood, including hardwoods, softwoods, plywood, and composite materials. The choice of material for the insert, such as brass, stainless steel, or die-cast zinc, ensures that the inserts are suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications and offer resistance to corrosion.

How Do I Install Threaded Inserts for Wood? Is it a Complicated Process?

Installing threaded inserts for wood is a straightforward process. Simply drill the specified hole size, then thread the insert into place with a bolt and jam nut, hex key, or optional drive tool. Once the insert is installed, it’s ready to create a strong connection. The process is quick, easy, and does not require any specialized tools.

What Are Some Common Applications of Threaded Inserts for Wood?

Threaded inserts for wood have a wide range of applications in woodworking projects. They are commonly used in furniture construction to join pieces such as table legs, chair arms, and cabinet panels. They are also popular in DIY projects, including building workbenches, storage racks, and custom wooden fixtures. Additionally, threaded inserts find use in speaker enclosures, cabinetry, acoustic panels, and reinforcing weak points in wood structures. The versatility and strength of threaded inserts make them an invaluable addition to any woodworking toolkit.

Enjoy the Benefits of Screw Inserts for Wood

When you are working with wood, having the right threaded inserts can make all the difference. Our specially-designed screw inserts for wood provide a range of advantages that ensure secure connections, ease of installation, and long-lasting durability.

Increased Strength

By creating a threaded metal-to-wood connection, these inserts significantly improve the strength of the joint compared to using screws directly into the wood. They reduce the risk of screws pulling out, ensuring a long-lasting and stable assembly.


Threaded inserts can be used with various wood types, including hardwoods, softwoods, plywood, and composite materials, making them suitable for a wide range of woodworking applications.

Easy Installation

Installing threaded inserts for wood is a straightforward process. With pre-drilled pilot holes, the inserts are screwed into place, offering convenience and saving valuable time during assembly.

Reusable Connections

One of the significant advantages of threaded inserts is their reusability. Unlike screws installed directly into wood, threaded inserts allow fasteners to be removed and reinstalled without damaging the wood, making them ideal for projects that require disassembly and reassembly.

Uniformity and Precision

Threaded inserts provide consistent and precise alignment, resulting in professional-looking woodworking projects with well-aligned joints and connections.

Load Distribution

By distributing the load over a larger area within the wood, threaded inserts reduce the stress concentration on individual wood fibers, minimizing the risk of splitting or cracking.

Corrosion Resistance

Threaded inserts made from materials like brass or stainless steel are resistant to corrosion, making them suitable for indoor and outdoor woodworking applications.

Trust E-Z LOK for All Your Insert Nuts for Wood

Are you looking to take your woodworking projects to the next level? Discover the strength, reliability, and versatility of E-Z LOK threaded inserts for wood. Whether you're building furniture, creating custom fixtures, or undertaking DIY projects, our high-quality wood insert nuts are the perfect addition to your toolkit.

Upgrade your woodworking experience with E-Z LOK threaded inserts for wood today! Shop now and transform your projects with confidence.

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