How to Drill & Thread Metal?

Answer Learn to drill and tap a threaded hole in a piece of metal and a whole new fabrication and repair world will open to you. The ability to fasten heavy metal parts together isn't available otherwise,... Read More »

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How to Drill Metal?

In essence, drilling metal is no different than drilling wood. You set the drill bit in place, push the button and press the bit into the material you're drilling. But, there are two main differenc... Read More »

Can you drill through metal?

Yes, you can drill through metal. However, you need a special drill bit, such as a cobalt bit. In addition, you should lubricate the bit to cool it down and drill much slower than one would through... Read More »

What Type of Drill Bit Can Cut Through Metal?

From the automotive industry to the building industry, construction and repair professionals rely on power drills to bore precise holes through metal components. Workers generally select drill bits... Read More »

How to Drill Hard Metal?

Drilling a hole into a piece of hard metal, such as steel, requires a different approach than drilling into wood or softer metals. Hard metals dull the drill bit so quickly that the bit cannot pene... Read More »