Tips for Using Forstner-Style Drill Bits

Center Bit

Forstner-style bits are guided by the rim and not the centerpoint. This means you can use them to drill angled holes without worrying about the bit wandering.

Sometimes you need just one half of the hole. To do this, simply locate the bit at the desired position. Hold the workpiece firmly and then you can drill the hole.

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Forstner-Style Bits

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