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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Drill a Hole in a Metal Stud?

Drilling holes into metal studs is a common process in the construction of metal buildings, floors, and other applications. Successfully drilling the holes allows for the accurate placement of bol... Read More »