2. If so, can you help me with this thing?
I'm a bit new to putting together any Ikea item that uses anything other than that little turny key thing. This table has been going fine enough but I've hit a snag. I have this piece and this screw:
You screw them together with the joint piece like this:
Unfortunately every single time every single side it only goes in this far, even with me cranking on it like my life depends on it.
I tried tightening them with this on the high torque setting, but it only strips the screw head.
I know I'm going to have to go to the hardware store tomorrow and buy new screws. I've already tried widening each hole with the drill bit, deepening it a little as well and I get the same result. I'm out of ideas. Should I buy smaller screws, and if so, how do I know how much smaller? Should I bring the pieces with me to the store, or should I try going back with them to Ikea?