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How to Use a Step Drill Bit

A step drill bit is an interesting type of bit that is intended to start a small hole, and then expand it into a larger hole. It is important to learn when and how to use a step drill bit when considering cutting into different types of metal fabrication and some harder woods. The perfect …

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How to Drill Into Stucco

A hammer drill drilling into stucco

Stucco has become a very popular exterior wall covering over the years. This hard looking shell may be intimidating for a homeowner trying to add exterior features like hanging art, a security camera, or a flag to the outside of their homes. With the proper preparation, it is not difficult to drill mounting holes into …

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How to Drill Into Granite

Granite sample pieces

Since the mid 80’s, granite has been a very popular stone for countertops, especially in the United States. Granite’s popularity has exploded over the last 20 years or so as cutting processes have improved, supply from other countries has increased, and the shipping process has been streamlined.  With many homes in the US boasting granite …

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Best Drill Bits [2020 Review]

A complete drill bit set

Having the best drill bits is important to the outcome of your tasks. This is true for both professional contractors and DIY enthusiasts. The bits come in a range of sizes and shapes. They are made using different coatings and materials to suit different projects. These include cobalt steel, high-speed steel (HSS), carbide, titanium, and …

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