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RUKO vs TERRAX - What's the difference?

RUKO vs TERRAX - What's the difference?
Side by side comparison between RUKO and Terrax drill bits. Exploring which line of products by the RUKO Shop UK is best suited to your drilling and cutting needs, from DIY to big scale construction projects.

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How To Drill Into Brick Without Cracking It

How To Drill Into Brick Without Cracking It
Although bricks are pretty robust building material, drilling into them is not as difficult as you might think. Drilling into masonry without cracking does not require the expertise of a professional handyman. With the right drill and drill bit, it just takes a few minutes to make a hole.

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How To Use A Step Drill Bit On Metal: Tools And Techniques

How To Use A Step Drill Bit On Metal: Tools And Techniques
Drilling multiple-sized holes in sheet metal has become much easier with the step drill. A stepped drill bit is a conical-shaped bit with gradually increasing diameters. A sharp groove on one side of the tool serves as a cutting edge and has several levels or steps with increasing diameters from tip to end.

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How To Use A Countersink Drill Bit For Metal: Pro Tips For Effective And Safe Use

How To Use A Countersink Drill Bit For Metal: Pro Tips For Effective And Safe Use
It is not uncommon to find screw heads that have been incorrectly placed, causing them to stick out from the surface. Not only is this unsightly, but the protruding screw heads can also be dangerous, as it can result in a severe cut or scratches. Additionally, if these screws can't be tightened all the way, items may get caught on the head of the screw. Countersinking your hole before inserting the screw is one way to avoid this problem in the future.

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How to Choose What Size Drill Bit To Use

How to Choose What Size Drill Bit To Use
Drilling is a must-have skill for both DIY home improvement and large-scale tasks. Therefore, it’s important that you choose the right size bill bit for each drilling task.

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