Saturday, 13 June 2009
Tip for drilling pipes
I don't have a drill press yet. I want one, but can't afford to get one that I trust to be of OK quality. So drilling into pipes is tricky, the drill moves off the spot even worse than when drilling on flat surfaces. At the last hole (of course:) I hit on the trick of taking the metal saw and making a little X centered on where the holes should be. Voila, no more drill movement.
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