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Drilling is one of the most common and most useful processes.
Measure the location of the hole. If possible, mark exactly where the hole needs to be drilled. Choose the drill size appropriate to the material be...
A center punch makes a small dent in the surface of the material that prevents the drill from wandering when it first contacts the surface.
Align and clamp the material in place. Clamps are always a good idea. As the drill pierces through the opposite side of the material, it can grab an...
Put on safety glasses and ear protection as appropriate. Let someone else know you are using power tools, if working alone.First, ensure that the dri...
If the edges of the hole are not to your satisfaction, try a deburring tool to cut and smooth around the edge of the hole. Multiple types of deburrin...
Vacuum or sweep up any mess, wipe off any cutting fluid, and put all tools away.
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Posted:Aug 4, 2005
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