Drills and Drivers
Discover useful tips and techniques for drilling materials and driving fasteners. Learn about drills, drivers, drill bits, bit maintenance, fasteners, as well as tips and tricks to get better drilling and driving results.
I’ve nearly completed my new workbench, but I still need to drill dogholes. Obviously the bulky top won’t fit on my drill press. So how do I make sure that the holes are straight and clean?
Recently I bought a used drill press at an auction. Everything works great except the chuck—it’s stiff and difficult to turn without using the chuck key, especially when cold.
I have several dowel issues that came up while building a project.
How can I bore with a holesaw without burning the wood? I don’t have any drill bits large enough to use in place of the holesaw.
Your article “Choose the Right Screw for Today’s Job” praised the square-drive screw as a modern replacement for slip-prone. Aren’t those the same Robertson screws?
I have to drill a large access hole in a cabinet. Unfortunately, my clamps won’t reach to secure a backer board. How do I prevent the plywood from blowing out?