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jonesbones

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I read about someone looking for a 15/32 wood drill and had problems finding one. I have the same problem so I am wondering if some body found out where. (Are colt the best wood drills or are there any better?) jonesbones
 

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15/32" is a gnats nibblet under 12mm.

25.4
32 = 0.7937 X 15 = 11.90625, according to my calculator.


12 mm drills are plentiful.




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jonesbones

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thanks for the reply I appreciate it. I want the drill for pen turnig and the tighter the fit the better but like you say if i cant find one 12mm will have to do cheers jones bones.
 

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A 12mm flat bit can easily be filed to be exactly what you want. Just remember to remove the same amount from both sides.

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I've been very impressed with the lip & spur bits from Wealden. I've been using them for a year now and they are still very good to use.
I'm hoping that Father Christmas may well extend my range. :wink:

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Argus":3o1m1puy said:
.25.4
32 = 0.7937 X 15 = 11.90625, according to my calculator.


12 mm drills are plentiful.
I can't check from this computer but I'd imagine that 11.9mm twist drill bits are easy and cheap enough to find on ebay. When I was an apprentice metalworker most of our work was in Imperial measurement. However most of our drill bits were metric, and our range of bits went in 0.1mm steps.
 

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Tracy Tools sell a vast range of drills in metric and Imperial?

Rod
 

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Famag or wood bits, best I've had, Fisch aren't bad. 15/32 in hss are easily available but not the best for wood drilling cleanly
 
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