Forstner bit


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Forstner bit

A bit used for drilling blind holes in wood.
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Mark where the holes need to be on the head posts, bottom brace and arch, and drill using your forstner bit.
Finally, use a 1" Forstner bit to drill two shallow holes in the bottom end pad (G) as shown in the plans, and epoxy the heads of the leveling bolts in place (photo 9).
I also cut small holes in the rings with a Forstner bit and a drill press.
Using a Forstner bit, drill holes for desktop fasteners in the top edges of the table's sides (Figure A).
Carefully clamp the piece in a drill press and make a 11/44-inch-deep bore for the 1 11/44-inch barrel using a Forstner bit (see diagram on facing page).
I used a 1 1/4-inch Forstner bit to bore two fiat spots precisely where the ends of the handle would go, then marked and drilled the holes in the PVC.
TOOLS: Standard carpentry tools plus a table saw, miter saw, compressor and pin nailer, and a 35-mm Forstner bit
If you use concealed hinges like we did, you'll need a 35-mm Forstner bit ($13) to drill the hinge recess holes.
Use an awl or sharp nail to make a starting hole for the 35-mm Forstner bit.
deep in the ends with a Forstner bit to hold the 3/4-in.
It's best to do this on a drill press with a Forstner bit so the holes are flat and perpendicular, allowing the magnets to lie perfectly flush with the surface.