I recently dismantled a broken garden seat so it could be taken for recycling. Basically separating the metal and hard plastic parts. To complete this I needed to drill out some rivets. Unfortunately doing that I snapped a 7mm drill.
Spotting Drills vs centre drills
In MEW 212 Chris Smith from Taunton chastises Harold Hall for using centre drills for starting a hole and recomends using a spotting drill or stub drill instead. This is something that I also do so I thought I’d investigate
Tapping in Soho?
I needed a 4.5mm HSS drill bit to tap an M5 hole in my latest small project. Normally I’d order these online but as it was a nice day I thought I’d see if the local hardware store by the
Book Review – Tool and Cutter Sharpening
The Tool and Cutter Sharpening book, pretty much covers how to sharpen everything that you might have in your workshop, the only exception I’ve found so far is that the chapter on drills does not mention masonry bits. The book