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Forum topic by interpim posted 1717 days ago 1505 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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interpim

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1717 days ago

I found this site earlier and thought it was pretty interesting…

http://www.ohgizmo.com/2009/10/07/square-holes-drilled-with-a-watts-drill-blows-my-mind/

I wonder if this could be used in a woodworking aspect.

-- San Diego, CA


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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1717 days ago

It’s going to take a special drill to make the controlled the jirations of the cutter:-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Thuan

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#2 posted 1717 days ago

Reminds me of a rotory engine, just take a Mazda RX8’s engine, shrink it down and there you have it.

-- Thuan

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1717 days ago

Pretty cool design a new one on me

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scrappy

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#4 posted 1717 days ago

Way old design for machinest. My dad was a machinest back in the 60’s and he had a triangle drill bit with a square guide, that was designed to drill square holes. It had sharper edges then the drawing and when it was done, your hole was square.(no rounded corners) He used to use it to make the hole for a cairage bolt head. Was a little funky to watch but the results were cool.

Just my bit of info.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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bigike

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#5 posted 1717 days ago

nice but where can i get one or a set?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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ondablade

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#6 posted 1717 days ago

Same thought here!

ian

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himcules

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#7 posted 1717 days ago

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