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Drilling videos


Drilling is one of the most common things done when doing DIY, for that reason a drill is one of the most widely used power tools in the world. This section has all the drilling videos you will ever need including videos on how to drill wood, metal, plastics and masonry.

 

  • 04:11 Popular Left handed drill bit to remove broken studs

    Left handed drill bit to remove broken studs

    by Admin Added 1,706 Views / 1 Likes

    Removing a broken bolt or stud can be extremely difficult but in some cases such as when the bolt head has been sheared off by sideways force it is possible to remove the remainder of the bolt using a left handed drill bit. Here we demonstrate how to remo

  • 02:54 Popular Dewalt Cobalt pilot drill bit review

    Dewalt Cobalt pilot drill bit review

    by Admin Added 1,436 Views / 1 Likes

    Dewalt cobalt pilot drill bits are specifically designed to drill a single hole in tough metals such as stainless steel without the need for a pilot hole. This is possible due to the clever design of the drill bit’s tip which incorporates a smaller

  • 04:40 Popular How to drill Acrylic

    How to drill Acrylic

    by Admin Added 2,206 Views / 1 Likes

    Acrylic sheet such as Perspex, Lucite or Plexiglas can be drilled using drill bits that are designed for use on metal. A sharp metal drilling bit will easily break the acrylic when it exits the work piece and so a blunt drill bit is preferred, or the shar

  • 01:46 Popular Drill holes in a ceiling without the dust

    Drill holes in a ceiling without the dust

    by Admin Added 1,949 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how you can use a take away container that would normally be thrown away to catch the dust when drilling holes in a plasterboard ceiling, using a hole saw.

  • 03:05 Popular How to use holesaws

    How to use holesaws

    by Admin Added 1,462 Views / 1 Likes

    How to use holesaws to cut out large holes from wood, plastic or metal.

  • 07:08 Popular Bosch multi construction drill bit

    Bosch multi construction drill bit

    by Admin Added 1,432 Views / 1 Likes

    Bosch multi construction drill bit are tested, these drills can be used on wood, metal, masonry and tiles.

  • 08:32 Popular How to use a cordless drill driver

    How to use a cordless drill driver

    by Admin Added 1,642 Views / 1 Likes

    Cordless drill drivers are now extremely common but unfortunately many people cannot use them to their full potential. In this video I show how to use all of the features of the Dewalt 18v cordless combination drill, including torque control which is very

  • 03:06 Popular Drilling through cavity walls

    Drilling through cavity walls

    by Admin Added 2,437 Views / 0 Likes

    This video demonstrates how to drill through a cavity wall

  • 03:55 Popular Drill bits for drilling metal

    Drill bits for drilling metal

    by Admin Added 1,410 Views / 0 Likes

    Metal drill types, this video is one of three on drilling metal.

  • 02:39 Popular How to drill ceramic tiles

    How to drill ceramic tiles

    by Admin Added 1,608 Views / 0 Likes

    Drilling ceramic tiles is normally very easy as they are soft compared to porcelain

  • 05:34 Popular Blacksmiths drills

    Blacksmiths drills

    by Admin Added 1,291 Views / 0 Likes

    When drilling metal you are often restricted by the size of the drill’s chuck but by using reduced shank drill bits, often called Blacksmiths drill bits you can easily drill larger holes as long as your drill has sufficient power.

  • 07:12 Popular Drilling metal

    Drilling metal

    by Admin Added 1,580 Views / 0 Likes

    Drilling metal is not too difficult as long as you use the correct equipment. Here we showhow to drill steel using a hand drill and HSS drill bit.

  • 04:00 Popular How to drill porcelain tiles

    How to drill porcelain tiles

    by Admin Added 1,780 Views / 0 Likes

    Porcelain tiles are tough and difficult to drill. Here we show how to drill them

  • 02:31 Popular How to use hinge drills

    How to use hinge drills

    by Admin Added 2,178 Views / 0 Likes

    Hinge drills or hinge siting drills are a very useful drill for ensuring that the screw pilot hole is drilled in the dead centre of the hinge fixing hole. Please ensure that you do not buy a cheap set of these as they will not work as well as a decent qua

  • 07:12 Popular drill metal with a  pillar drill

    drill metal with a pillar drill

    by Admin Added 2,111 Views / 0 Likes

    drill metal using a pillar drill

  • 00:56 Popular Hammer drill versus SDS drill

    Hammer drill versus SDS drill

    by Admin Added 2,381 Views / 1 Likes

    Apart from the chuck an SDS machine is far more powerful for drilling masonry due to the built in pneumatic hammer as this video demonstrates

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