A drill can be used for much more than just drilling holes and removing screws.
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A sanding disc can turn a drill into an electric sander. Set the drill on high speed and avoid applying too much pressure to the work piece.
A sanding drum can be attached to a drill for sanding in curves and other hard-to-reach places. Set the drill on high speed, and don't apply excessive pressure to the work piece.
Flap-wheel sanders are good for paint removal and for sanding irregular surfaces.
Wire wheels can be used for removing rust or paint.
Polishing and buffing wheels are more effective on a drill than they are on their own. To buff or polish, apply wax to the entire pad of the wheel, and set the drill on medium speed.
Attach a mixer to a drill for fast mixing of paint, plaster, putty or mud.
A lawnmower-blade sharpener fits over the tip of the drill to sharpen blades.
A hose clamp can secure a drill to a table when you're using a grinding or sharpening wheel.
A special drill clamp can turn a hand-drill into a drill press.
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