spade bit

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Noun1.spade bit - a thin bit with a center point and cutting edges on either side
bit - the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press; "he looked around for the right size bit"
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spade bit wilt work OK for drilling the holes, but auger bits drill faster and require less effort.
If you notch the boards, anchor them to the crossbeams using 8-inch CAMO structural screws driven into quarter-inch holes you've pre-drilled through the board edges using a standard quarter-inch spade bit. Use 10-inch screws if you decide not to cut notches in the bottom edges of the roof boards.
Bosch Daredevil products represent a compilation of best-in-class products that include a spade bit, a reciprocating saw blade, a circular saw blade and an auger bit.
Drill this hole only one inch or so deep, using a spade bit in a power drill.
All of the new Brute Tough products deliver phenomenal increases in speed and runtime versus the competition, especially in tough applications such as spade bit drilling, hole saw cutting and large fastener driving," a company spokesman said.
box of screws--2 1/2" exterior grade 1/2" spade bit 1 lb.
Using a 3/4-inch spade bit, countersink and glue both parts of the catch so they barely extend above the wood surface.
Mark the positions of the 1" holes for the pipe hangers and drill through all three layers with a 1"-diameter spade bit for the power drill.
Using 1 1/8-inch spade bit, drill a hole 1/2-inch deep into one 2-by-4, taking care to keep the drill at right angle to the board.
Most of us grab a spade bit instead of our expensive Forstner bits when it's rough material that needs drilling.