Drill Straight Holes


Drilling a hole straight is easy with this method. All you need is two squares placed 90° apart and centered on the hole you wish to drill. By sighting down the drill bit and aligning it with both squares you can drill a straight hole every time.

This method will work with any kind of drill. I have used it with a brace and an eggbeater with equal success. You can also drill holes at angles and compound angles by substituting preset bevels for the squares.

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