How To Use Drills And Drivers



You have seen a drill and drivers, but don’t really know how to use one. You have used many screw drivers, but never have you had to use a drill. However, you want to put up a new shelf on the wall and need it to be anchored into place. You may have something you want to try and build, but need to know how to use those tools first.

Sometimes it is best to use a drill for you have the different drill bit to help you find the right depth for your project. You can even use a piece of masking tape to mark the spot you want to spot on your drill bit. Another tip is to use a block of wood that has some predrilled holes for the size of drill bits you have. Place it over the spot you want to drill and let it be the guide to drilling your hole. It will help you keep the drill perpendicular to the piece of wood and let you learn as you go.

You can even sand the inside of the holes you drill. Insert sandpaper into the end of a split dowel. Then insert the dowel in the drill and sand the hole. This will help those whole be smoother when you glide the screw or whatever that needs to be in the hole.

Another thing the will save you time and money is having a changeable driver and drill. You find that this type of tool can drill, countersink, and drive, all without having to change anything out. It makes your work go faster when you don’t have to change to do different tasks.

You may even want to use a compact cordless drill to keep from striping screws. It will help keep you from doing just that with its fast tapping action. You can find these drills in any home improvement or retail store.

You can even get someone at your local home improvement store to show you how to use the drill and help you pick out the one that will be right for you. The reason you may need this help is there are many different types of drills to choose from. Then you have all the different drill bits that can fit the drill you choose. Making your different drilling jobs easier, therefore, it will be best that you have someone that knows about the drills if you don’t.

Using a drill doesn’t have to be hard and will make all your jobs easier once you know how to use it. You will be able to hang that shelf or build that special piece of furniture that you wanted in your home. You don’t have to get someone else to do the project for you. A little practice and you will soon be a pro at using a drill. Make sure you also you safety when using any type of drill or other tools.

WARNING: Make sure that you use and follow all safety precautions when dealing with tools, power tools, and chemicals to prevent injuries or illnesses.  Also wear the proper safety clothing when dealing with these items to prevent injuries.