Vix Bits self-centering drill bits

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Vix Bits
Model:
1
Price:
$32

Description

The most popular #3 #5 and #9 Hex Drive Vix-Bits in one convenient set. This pre-drill bit from Vix-Bit saves hours of time by accurately drilling holes for hinges, door butts, window pulls, window latches, door latch bolts, striker plates, and all other hardware using screws. Precision built with a hardened drill guide, it tears through wood, metal, plastic and more. Made in the U.S.A.

WOOD magazine review

Perfect hinge bores every time

Review Summary

Tiny screws and hard wood make a bad recipe for precise hinge placement—errant grain can cause the bit to slip off course while drilling the screw holes. If you plan to install butt, barrel, or wrap hinges, pick up a self-centering bit for the sake of your hardware-mounting sanity.
The chamfered, spring-loaded sheath on a self-centering bit (commonly called a Vix bit, the original) eliminates hinge creep by locking in the precise center of the hinge’s screw hole while the bit punches a perfectly sized pilot hole. These are a must-have for any woodworker.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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