How do I remove broken drill bits?

Answer Sticky BitsOccasionally, while drilling into a piece of material the drill bit becomes stuck in the material to the extent that the drill breaks. When this happens, it is necessary to loosen the dr... Read More »

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How to Drill Very Small Holes with Wire Size Drill Bits?

Drilling small holes with wire-sized drill bits can be especially difficult. The smaller the drill bit, the more likely it is to break. You must be especially careful to keep small drill bits cool,... Read More »

What kind of drill bits should I get to drill through concrete?

You'll need a masonry bit (you can find them in the tool corral of Home Depot or in the fastener section where they have the concrete anchors). The tip of the bit looks like a pointed spade made of... Read More »

Are carbide drill bits the best?

On One Hand: Carbide Tips Are Designed for Stone and MasonryCarbide-tipped drill bits are designed to work with hammer drills to drill through brick, masonry and stone. They are not sharp, but they... Read More »

How do I choose drill bits?

Selecting a Bit for the MaterialChoose a bit that is suited to use in the material you will drill. Select a bit manufactured for use with wood, masonry, concrete or glass.Selecting the Proper Bit S... Read More »