How To Drill Large Holes

Learn how to drill holes larger than the 1/2" size that comes with most drill bit sets. Here, you'll see the pros and cons of two types of bits for drilling large holes: The spade bit and the Forstner Bit.

When you need to drill large holes in wood, there are a few different options. We'll introduce you to the spade bit, which drills large holes fast; and to the Forstner bit, which works more slowly but leaves a more-finished surface.

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