Screws, nuts, and washers

I love references, and this Visual Glossary of Screws, Nuts, and Washers by Mike Senese warms my hardware-writer’s heart.

Types of Nuts

Mike’s talking about BoltDepot, which looks like a great source.

I remember writing user docs with an entire appendix dedicated to port pinouts and diagrams. And I always kept a copy of the Black Box catalog nearby in case I needed to look something up. Of course, now we have Google.