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All You Need To Know About The Drill Press

Aug 18, 2007
Are you all set to make things out of wood? The next best thing to do is to examine the plan. Does it require you to drill holes on pieces of materials? If so, you should get your drills ready, be it hand-operated or cordless ones. However, try to assess what kind of holes you would be drilling. If your woodwork plan requires holes with big diameters then it would be best to use a drill press. Here are some helpful and useful facts that you need to know about drill press.

Drill Press Capabilities.

A rule in carpentry is that you ought to know what a certain tool can do for you. Take into account its features so as to maximize its uses and functions. A drill press can basically do numerous jobs and purposes. With it, you can set the depth of the hole in advance and can make a number of holes, all with same degree of depth. Plus, you can make use of hole saws and bits such as spade and forstner with a drill press so the holes are wider and smoother. Moreover, you can make deeper holes with certain kinds of drill presses that may be impossible to do with hand-held ones.

Go for the Right Drill Press.

Before you buy or decide what drill press to take on, take the time to evaluate what kind of model you want on whether you want something that can get on the back of a workbench or are looking for a floor-standing type. The floor-standing model can bore out holes in very large pieces of materials and because of its relatively large motor, holes are much smoothly done. The next important characteristic to look for in this power tool is its capacity to change acceleration or speed. This is very essential since different materials require different speeds in drilling. Take for instance metals and hard woods which require to be penetrated at a slower rate of speed.

Use a Drill Press Safely.

Safety should always be first and foremost on your mind when using a power tool such as a drill press. Read carefully the manual provided and do only as instructed. Ensure to secure the material you'd be drilling holes on to a table. When drilling on much larger holes, clamp the stock to a table to avoid the stock from moving. Most importantly, always wear appropriate clothing and the necessary protective gear like safety glasses when performing woodwork or drilling.
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