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The Different Types of Drill Bits

Learn about the basic types of drill bits used for wood, metal and masonry.

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Wood Drill Bits Used on All Types of Wood
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Brad Point (Dowel) Bits for Wood

These are one of the three main types of wood drill bits, they are characterized by the small point at the tip of the bit. Spurs on either side of the point will cut clean, straight holes. They are suitable for all types of wood and come in a huge range of sizes and lengths.



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