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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.

 

  • 07:15 Popular How to use a diamond core drill

    How to use a diamond core drill

    by Admin Added 2,507 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use a diamond core drill to drill a large diameter hole through a solid wall.

  • 01:01 Popular Tips when drilling into a wall

    Tips when drilling into a wall

    by Admin Added 2,378 Views / 0 Likes

    Here are a few tips for drilling into a wall

  • 03:06 Popular Drilling through cavity walls

    Drilling through cavity walls

    by Admin Added 2,168 Views / 0 Likes

    This video demonstrates how to drill through a cavity wall

  • 00:56 Popular Hammer drill versus SDS drill

    Hammer drill versus SDS drill

    by Admin Added 2,113 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

  • 04:40 Popular How to drill Acrylic

    How to drill Acrylic

    by Admin Added 2,031 Views / 0 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

  • 02:31 Popular How to use hinge drills

    How to use hinge drills

    by Admin Added 2,017 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 1,913 Views / 0 Likes

    drill metal using a pillar drill

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

    Drill holes in a ceiling without the dust

    by Admin Added 1,794 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.

  • 04:44 Popular Cobalt drill bits

    Cobalt drill bits

    by Admin Added 1,723 Views / 0 Likes

    Cobalt drills are excellent at drilling through hard metals, they can often drill tough metals that a normal High speed steel drill bit cannot drill.

  • 04:00 Popular How to drill porcelain tiles

    How to drill porcelain tiles

    by Admin Added 1,675 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    Left handed drill bit to remove broken studs

    by Admin Added 1,590 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

  • 02:30 Popular How to enlarge a hole saw or core drill hole

    How to enlarge a hole saw or core drill hole

    by Admin Added 1,527 Views / 0 Likes

    Once a hole has been cut using a core drill or holesaw it is difficult to enlarge the hole, but here I demonstrate an easy way to acheive this.

  • 02:39 Popular How to drill ceramic tiles

    How to drill ceramic tiles

    by Admin Added 1,507 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    How to use a cordless drill driver

    by Admin Added 1,464 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

  • 07:12 Popular Drilling metal

    Drilling metal

    by Admin Added 1,450 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.

  • 03:05 Popular How to use holesaws

    How to use holesaws

    by Admin Added 1,331 Views / 1 Likes

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

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