Awesome Drills

Drill-Powered Circular Saw

Drill-Powered Circular Saw

At the end of the day, most power tools require one consistent element – a motor. In this video from KJDOT, they show how they redirected a drill’s rotational energy 90-degrees to create a compact circular saw. We imagine there’s some drivetrain loss here, but it still seems to get the job done.

Drilling with Paper

Drilling with Paper

We’ve broken our share of metal drill bits, so the idea of making one out of paper seems ludicrous. Mr. Hacker shows how a densely packed cone of paper can be used to drill through various materials. It’s definitely clumsy and inefficient, but we’re impressed it held up as well as it did.

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Worx Switchdriver

Worx Switchdriver

This clever power tool lets you rapidly switch between drilling pilot holes and driving screws thanks to its rotating double head. Mix and match any two bits that fit a 1/4″ chuck. It has a variable-speed motor and 20V battery for plenty of power, and a built-in LED light.

Wowstick Mini Power Drill

Wowstick Mini Power Drill

This pen-sized tool puts an electric drill in the palm of your hand. Designed for crafting and other small DIY projects, the Wowstick easily makes holes in resin, plastic, wood, clay, beads, aluminum and copper sheets, and more. It comes with eight drill bits and runs for up to two hours on a charge via its USB-C port.

Damaged Screw Extraction Kit

Damaged Screw Extraction Kit
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Have you ever gotten yourself into a situation where you stripped a screw head and can’t remove it? This set of double-headed extractor bits drills into the center of damaged screws then digs into the metal so you can reverse it out of its hole. Includes five different sizes, and works with all kinds of power drills.

DeWalt Right Angle Flex Shaft

DeWalt Right Angle Flex Shaft
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Trying to install or remove screws in a tight spot is a common problem. This drill accessory from DeWalt is a must in every toolbox, offering easy access to confined spaces with its 12″ long flexible shaft and right-angle bit holder. Its Rapid Load head makes for easy bit changes, and is backed by a strong magnet for holding screws.

xDrill Smart Drill

xDrill Smart Drill

While the white and gold the aesthetics of Robbox’s xDrill aren’t our favorite, we’re definitely intrigued by the technology it offers. The 21-volt cordless drill has a built-in digital level, distance and height laser measurements, angle guidance, and the ability to automatically stop when it reaches a set depth or torque.

Power Drill Animation

Power Drill Animation

While testing out on a flipbook animation to be driven by a handcrank, artist wolfcatworkshop decided to give his swimming squid a spin on the end of his power drill, and the result was pretty awesome if you ask us.

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