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You Will Need
- Drill bit
- Material to drill into
- Expert advice
- Caliper or drill gauge (optional)
Determine what size hole to drill
Determine what size hole you want to drill.
Consider the material
Consider what material you are drilling into. The twist bit is used in most applications but there are many others depending on what type of hole you want drilled.
Check your drill
Check your drill to see what type and size it accepts.
Choose a material
Choose a material that fits your budget. Bits will range in price depending on the material they are made of. Titanium bits can be over three times the price of steel tip ones, but will usually last much longer.
Ask for advice
Ask an expert for advice. Shop at a store that sells drills and drill bits and talk to the salesperson about your project; they will be able to steer you in the right direction.