Saturday, February 15, 2014

Hammer crate - awl guide before drilling

There are certain steps that once the process becomes a habit then the quality of work improves.

using an awl before drilling is one of those steps i have embraced:
using an awl before drilling

working on fastening hinges is a perfect example of the value of the this tool.
the awl will make a precisely positioned hole that will guide the drill bit. with out that dedicated hole the drill bit could migrate a bit, offsetting the hole and then getting a cocked hinge. 

there is reward in precise mark making. 

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