Learn To Drill In The Center Of ANY Rod The Simple Way!

Metalworking can be either a hobby or a profession. It can help you save a few dollars when doing your own repairs, or you can do repairs for other people and earn money doing so. But it’s a skill that needs time to develop. And learning a few basic tricks is a good start.

One good example of a basic knowledge is drilling a perfectly centered hole in a small metal rod. This can be quite tricky, especially if you don’t have the right equipment. When you’re just beginning to get into metalworking, you only tend to buy the most basic stuff.

In this tutorial video, the author will show you a very simple way to drill a perfectly centered hole in a small metal rod. The drilling process does not require a lathe and the author only uses simple tools. This method can be applied on any size of metal rod.

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3 thoughts on “Learn To Drill In The Center Of ANY Rod The Simple Way!

  • August 10, 2017 at 9:12 pm
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    An even simpler way is to take a piece of 90-degree angle. Put it in your vice with the 90 down. Position it and drill a hole through the 90. Place your rod, any diameter in the groove and you get a perfectly centered hole every time and you only need one jig, for any size.

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    • December 29, 2017 at 8:39 pm
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      Great pointer. I have struggled with drilling straight through round stock many times. This video makes it simple. I would like to receive more of your how to videos.

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  • April 11, 2018 at 5:41 am
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    That’s about the dumbest idea ever.

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