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You Will Need
- Brace drill
- Drill bit
Insert a drill bit
Open the chuck on the drill and insert a bit between its jaws.
Secure the drill bit
Tighten the jaws to secure the bit.
Mark a drilling position
Use a pencil to mark the position where you intend to drill.
Position the drill in your hands
Hold the head of the drill with one hand, using your body weight to apply pressure. Hold the handle of the brace with your other hand.
Position the drill over the pencil mark
Position the drill so the bit is centered on the pencil mark.
Push down on the drill's head and turn the crank clockwise until the bit goes through the object being drilled.
Remove the drill from the object
Reverse the ratchet mechanism, and then turn the crank, pulling on the head to remove the bit from the object.
Remove the bit from the drill
Open the chuck and remove the bit. Close the chuck.