One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large bolt with a round head, used chiefly for fixing wooden panels to masonry or to one another; a coach bolt.
- ‘Drill holes for the carriage bolts, insert them then tighten.’
- ‘Commonly available materials such as laminated, or ‘engineered,’ lumber may be used, and the components are typically fastened with stainless-steel carriage bolts, brackets, and other modem fasteners.’
- ‘Use non-corrosive 3/8-inch by 3-1/2-inch carriage bolts with washers and nuts.’
- ‘Simple carriage bolt and wood screw construction make this bed easy to disassemble for moving.’
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