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Common Wood Drill Bit Uses
Wood drill bits, also known as wood auger bits, are used to create precise holes in various wood projects. These drill bits are made with spiral heads designed to pull the bit further into the wood to decrease the required pressure. This unique tool has a sharp screw feature at its tip, which is responsible for guiding the bit in the correct direction. Auger bits make it easier to create long and deep holes at lower drill speeds.
Whether you're building a new table or putting up a new fence, wood auger bits are essential tools to have by your side. These accessories thrive in many woodworking applications and help operators create uniform boreholes with minimal risk of clogging. Wood naturally creates wood chips when it is drilled into, which is why anyone who often fastens to wood needs the best in auger wood drill bits to clear out this debris safely and efficiently. Popular activities involving this type of bit include:
- Furniture construction
- Deck installation
- Fence building
- DIY home projects
What to Consider When Choosing an Auger Wood Drill Bit
Your choice of drill bit for your wood applications is crucial to your project's success. When you're in the market for a new auger drill bit, keep the following considerations in mind:
- Purpose: Match your application to the type of drill bit you need. These attachments are available in various designs and configurations, making them ideal for specific applications.
- Length: Wood boring drill bits are built in countless sizes to create unique holes at various depths. The proper length of your drill bit should align with the width and depth of your wood to satisfy your project demands.
- Diameter: Drill bit diameters range from 6 mm to 25 mm with widths up to 1 inch. The size of the hole is completely dependent on diameter and can have a major impact on your efficiency.
- Weight: While it may seem strange, your drill bit's weight significantly affects its ease of use. You'll want a bit light enough to comfortably carry in your hands.
Why Choose Auger Wood Drill Bits From FMW Fasteners?
Auger wood drill bits actually channel wood chips away from the deep spiral flute they create. Of course, you’ll need auger wood drill bits that match the specifications for your job at hand, which is why we offer a wide selection that includes auger wood drill bits of 8, 18, 24 and 36 inches.
You’ll also find ship augers and power pole augers in our selection. Our ship auger wood drill bits have a single twist with a single cutter and side lip. They are heat-treated with machine ground hollows and made of premium steel. They are perfect for drilling chromated copper arsenate (CCA) treated poles, creosoted poles, bulkheads, railroad ties and heavy timber in general.
Our power pole auger drill bits feature a carbide cutting tip with a hardened steel cutting edge. They very efficiently drill into any type of wood with virtually no chips, debris or other kind of residue. They work with electric, air and gasoline drill motors and impact wrenches, giving you an efficient drive with less torque.
At FMW Fasteners, we choose to offer this wide selection of auger wood drill bits because providing even hard-to-find drill bits and fasteners is one of our specialties.
Browse Our Selection Today
Our great selection is only one of the great service benefits of ordering drill bits and fasteners from us. You’ll also appreciate our 100 percent hassle-free return policy. Feel free to order as many auger wood drill bits you’ll need, or even more. We allow you to return any unused bits if they are in their original condition no matter how long you have had them, so you have nothing to lose. We also offer free shipping on qualifying purchases so you may even save money by buying in bulk.
Make sure you’re getting competitive prices and fast shipping by choosing FMW Fasteners as your supplier of auger wood drill bits.
If you’re not quite sure whether our auger wood drill bits are going to work for your project, or which type of auger wood drill bits to buy, you can always ask! Get in touch with us anytime for expert advice on choosing the right drill bits for your job. Once you know which ones you need, it’s easy to order just by clicking on the links above and following them to the auger wood drill bits you need. Order yours right now!