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Thread: Chinese drill bit drills SQUARE holes

  1. #1
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    Jan 2010
    Victoria BC

    Chinese drill bit drills SQUARE holes

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Orem, Utah
    That's pretty slick.

    Believe it or not, I saw a much less sophisticated version of the same idea on The Woodwright's Shop a while back....

    I think the "bit" was a two-piece deal, and the pieces rode against a square-holed metal template set against the workpiece, and it wasn't anywhere near as robust (and the whole thing was hand-powered, of course) ... but still!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Very cool, Brian.
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    VERY cool, VERY, but.......

    They are JAPANESE not Chinese .....

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  5. #5
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    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    Pretty neat, but can you put a round peg in the square hole?
    Tellico Plains, TN
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