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"food safe" wood fasteners?

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"food safe" wood fasteners?

Post  Sunsanvil on 5/19/2012, 8:02 pm

We're making our first couple of SFG blocks out of some nice locally sourced 2x8 cedar. I went to get some lag screws to assemble them but then I got to wondering if hot dip galvanized fasteners would leach anything nasty into the garden? The store had 18/8 stainless steel....for literally 5x the cost! Only other options were galvanized nails or zinc coated screws.

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Re: "food safe" wood fasteners?

Post  camprn on 5/19/2012, 9:43 pm

I use regular deck screws... so far no problem. Very Happy
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Post  cheyannarach on 5/19/2012, 9:46 pm

@camprn wrote:I use regular deck screws... so far no problem. Very Happy
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Post  Goosegirl on 5/20/2012, 8:09 am

@cheyannarach wrote:
@camprn wrote:I use regular deck screws... so far no problem. Very Happy
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