How to Drill a Deep Hole in Metal?

Answer Attempting to drill through metal will quickly wear out your drill bit and possibly break your drill if you don't work carefully. Hardened metals are naturally resistant to puncture, and the wrong ... Read More »

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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 »

How to Drill a Hole in a Metal Plate?

Drilling a hole in a metal plate differs from drilling a hole through wood or thinner sheet metal. When drilling through thinner metal and wood, the drill bit goes through the material quickly, red... Read More »

I need to drill a hole in a water-melon, should I use a manual drill or electric (health & safety)?

My first reaction is WHY?After that, the DRILL is not the issue. I would recommend a NEW bit, fresh out of the package, and flame sterilized. Even then, I am not eating that watermelon.

What type of drill bit can be used to drill a hole in glass?

Geoff is right, a diamond hole saw is the only way to go. I've used them to cut holes in glass block. They must be kept wet. You can expect to pay anywhere from $30 - $100 depending on the diame... Read More »