Everyone needs some high-quality drill bits and a good power drill for repairs and projects around the house. Drill bit sets are a good place to start, but there are often some customized bits that are not included in the average set. Customized products like wood auger drill bits and wood carving drill bits might not be part of a set, but they are just as important and can be useful for many specialized products.
Drill bits can be used to bore holes into almost any different type of material within the home; they are not just used for wood. Drill bits can be used to bore holes in aluminum, plastic and glass – but the same bits that are used for wood will not typically be appropriate for these materials. The average drill bit sets that people have in their home or garage do not include bits for metal and plastic, but it is easy to find bits that that can bore holes into almost any material by shopping online.
When shopping for drill bit sets, it is smart to find one that includes as many various bits as possible and that comes in a hard case that allows you to store the bits so they don’t roll around and cause damage. Look for drill bit sets that include high-speed steel, carbide tipped, solid carbide, and diamond related drill bits. If the set has wood auger drill bits, specialized wood carving drill bits and drill bits for boring holes in plastic and metal, it’s even better. If not, it’s a good idea to purchase some additional drill bits to supplement the set that suit those needs.
The best drill bit sets in the world are useless without a good power drill, though, so before even considering purchasing any bits it’s even more important to make sure you have a good drill to use them with.