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Drilling Concrete? Get a Rotary Hammer

Here's a look at six tools that bore holes up to 1 in. but also chip concrete and even bore large holes in wood

Need to drill some holes in concrete or masonry? Nothing beats a rotary hammer. We test six of the best to help you find out which one is right for you -- and your budget. Additionally, we examine eight types of concrete anchors to help you decide what to do once you've drilled your holes, and we highlight five types of bits that will enable you to do a lot more than just drill.

From Fine Homebuilding162 , pp. 72-77 May 1, 2004