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The Different Types of Drill Bits

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

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Use Spade Bits to Start and Finish Large Wide Hole
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Wood Spade or Paddle Bits

The pointed tip begins the hole and the paddle-shaped blade bores large, wide holes. The size is clearly marked on the paddle's face.

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