Lift-The-DOT Screw Stud is a top quality nickel-plated brass stud for cloth-to-surface applications. This stud installs to a hard surface with the attached self-tapping screw. Pre-drill a hole before installing the stud. An installed Lift-The-DOT socket and blackplate can be snapped to the installed stud. This stud is recommended for use in wood and fiberglass.