The Easiest Way to Sharpen a Dull Drill Bit
The perfect addition to any workshop
Dull bits are a problem
Dull drill bits, not only make drilling a good clean hole impossible, they also cause excessive wear and tear to a drill’s motor. Let me ask you, are you like those do it yourselfers, that think, when a drill bit gets dull you just need to push a bit harder on your drill’s handle. The problem with that, the bit either breaks, or starts smoking and quits cutting all together. Now we have a couple options, we can give up and forget the whole project, or we can get a good sharp drill bit to finish what we started. Since quitting is not a reasonable option, we need a good sharp drill bit. We can run right out and purchase a new drill bit, or we can elect to sharpen our old one. With a Drill Doctor Sharpener, we can easily sharpen our old drill bits, save lots of our hard-earned money, loads of time and make better use of our natural resources.
No workshop should be without this tool
The drill doctor sharpener is a necessary tool for any do it yourselfer, handyman or craftsman workshop. After all, you would not think of trying to cut a chicken breast or nice juicy steak with a dull butter knife would you. Therefore, why would you try to drill a hole in a gutter down spout with a dull high-speed steel drill bit? When in just a couple minutes you could sharpen a 1/8 inch diameter metal cutting bit, making it like new where it would easily cut through the aluminum copper or steel gutter, as though it was made of butter.
Dull drill bits wander making a mess of things
Woodworkers use drill bits for all sorts of woodworking projects all the time. Using a dull drill bit to pre-drill a series of 3/32 inch holes in the face frame of a cabinet door to mount a set of hinges, will make keeping the drill bit where you want the hole to be a pain in your backside. Dull bits wander, when drill bits wander the spacing of the holes are all wrong for mounting the decretive hinges, keeping the hinges from working and looking right.
When installing a handrail on a concrete patio, porch or along a sidewalk a handyman will need to drill a series of holes anywhere from five eights of an inch in diameter, too three quarters of an inch in diameter in the concrete. As you would expect, this demanding chore requires a special type of drill bit. Carbide tipped drill bits do a good job at drilling holes in concrete, brick and mortar joints when kept sharp. The drill doctor sharpens carbide drill bits ranging in sizes, from the smallest all the way up to three quarters of an inch in diameter.
Stop throwing dull bits in the trash
The Drill Doctor Drill bit sharpener is one of those truly great tools that compliment any woodworkers, handymen, craftsmen and hobbyist drill and bit tool collection. It will sharpen a dull bit in just a few minutes, or repair a broken drill bit in many cases that would otherwise simply be thrown away.
Always use a sharp drill bit, save time, money and do a good job, Mike
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