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Hand Braces and Bits

DIY experts discuss the old-school method of drilling holes.

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single piece of wood makes up body of brace
Photo 3 of 7A single piece of wood makes up the body of this brace.

Wooden Brace(3 of 7)

This brace rotates in the same way as the more primitive tool. Bits for this tool have hooks on the ends that help hold the bit in place. A push button and spring mechanism release the bit.

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