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HOW TO DRILL LONG HOLES
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How to Drill Long Holes

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Description:
The average length of standard wood drills is about equal to the distance the average quill can be extended. This distance is approximately four inches. Deeper holes are long holes.

Use:
Long holes are drilled in lamp bases, posts or columns for supporting electrical fixtures, and to contain wire or conduit. Hollow shafts and cylinders of small diameter are made by drilling long holes. The clearance and pilot holes for deeply set screws frequently require long hole drilling procedure.

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