A three-jaw chuck drives hex-head concrete screws in a pinch.
A homemade T-square with a drilling guide centers a long drill bit in a cabinet bottom for running a puck-light wire.
Use this fast, foolproof method to deal with problematic framing or depth differences when remodeling.
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A short piece of rod welded to a spade drill bit keeps the bit centered in the hole.
Use this reader-submitted tip to safely align your drill with an existing hole that's larger than the pilot bit on your hole saw.
When there are too many obstructions, a modified washer-head screw helps make cuts from a different angle.
While not the conventional choice, a drill/driver allows for removing a lot of screws in a short amount of time.
Magnets keep driver bits on the tool so they're accessible when you need them.
A router jig helps create a smooth transition for this tricky porch-railing connection.
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