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|07-12-2014, 02:41 PM||#1|
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Drill angled pilot hole with little to no error
Here is a technique I have developed to make very accurate pilot holes for making interior cuts.
Here is a PDF with the instructions on how to do it. With less error you should be able to drill smaller pilot holes and have less to sand later. I figure it take about 2 minutes to make one.
|07-12-2014, 03:25 PM||#2|
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Thanks! As usual another brilliant idea from Dave.
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|07-12-2014, 03:40 PM||#3|
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Thank you Dave, I like this plan so I will give this a try. Thanks again.. Fay
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|07-12-2014, 05:10 PM||#4|
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I have used a jig similar to the one suggested and it does work. I now have a rotary tool mounted in a Dremel drill press accessory and get perfect angled holes that I use in doing double bevel inlay. 6.6°
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|07-12-2014, 07:35 PM||#7|
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Clever man you are! I like simple solutions.
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|07-12-2014, 08:09 PM||#8|
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So many times things are easier when you look at them from a different direction. Great idea!
|07-12-2014, 10:25 PM||#9|
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Not quite sure how you see where to drill the hole. Do you push the bit through to line it up?
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|07-12-2014, 11:18 PM||#10|
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