Do I Need A Drill To Hang Curtains?

Do I Need A Drill To Hang Curtains

Maybe you’re new to woodworking, and you’re not sure if you need a drill to hang curtains. Or maybe you already have a drill and are looking for some tips on how to use it properly. Either way, this post is for you. But first, let’s answer the question: Do I need a drill to … Read more

What is a Mud Mixer Drill?

What is a Mud Mixer Drill

If you’re a DIYer or new to woodworking, you might have come across the term “mud mixer drill” and wondered what it meant. It sounds like a tool used to make mud pies, doesn’t it? The reality is that this tool has nothing to do with mud pies—and everything to do with improving the quality … Read more

Are Drill Bits Interchangeable Between Brands?

Are Drill Bits Interchangeable Between Brands

When you’re a DIYer, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a new project and forget about the most basic things. For example, have you ever wondered if drill bits were interchangeable between brands? I know I have! And that’s what I’m going to talk about today: So, are drill bits interchangeable … Read more

Why Is My Corded Drill Sparking?

Bolt of lightning

If you’re wondering “Why is my corded drill sparking?”, there could be a number of reasons why. Corded drills tend to spark when new or being used for the first time, when there is dirt on the surface of the motor’s commutator, or the commutator has a pitted surface.  Some corded drills have a brushed … Read more

Can An Electric Drill Be Used As A Sander?

Image of red drill

Modern electric drills are loaded with features and are designed to take a hammering but can an electric drill be used as a sander? While most are first and foremost intended for use of drilling or boring holes or driving screws, with the right attachment, you can even turn your electric drill into a versatile … Read more

How To Make A Hole In Wood Without A Drill

Man throws wood screws through air

How to make a hole in wood WITHOUT a drill, you ask? Would there be any reason for this? I wasn’t sure, so I looked into this matter: Yes, you can. Just hammer a small nail through the wood. It will leave a hole with a diameter approximately equal to the diameter of the nail. … Read more

Can an Electric Drill be used as a Screwdriver?

Drill with screwdriver bit

Modern electric drills for woodworking are extremely versatile. There are many different types of drill bits and also accessories for the drill. However, can an electric drill actually be used to turn screws, as with a screwdriver? The short answer to this question is Yes! In our discussion below, we will assume that the operator … Read more