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#8454 - 11/01/03 11:27 PM looking for 3" drill bit
Mikkel Johansen Offline
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Registered: 11/01/03
Posts: 6
Loc: Denmark
I need to drill a really big hole for a big peg in a crook frame. Can anyone lend, rent, sell me a 3" forstner, auger, shipauger bit?
I need it now.
Mikkel Johansen

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#8455 - 11/04/03 02:00 PM Re: looking for 3" drill bit
Jim Rogers Online   confused

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Registered: 03/14/02
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Loc: Georgetown, MA, USA
You can check out this auger bit site. They might have what you're looking for.
Click here for Auger Bit Site link
Good luck, Jim
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#8456 - 11/04/03 06:01 PM Re: looking for 3" drill bit
gil anderson Offline
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Registered: 01/26/03
Posts: 25
Loc: Minnesota / connecticut
I'm not sure if it would suit your purposes, but Woodcraft Supply advertises a 3" Forstner bit.

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#8457 - 11/06/03 11:56 AM Re: looking for 3" drill bit
milton Offline

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Registered: 02/06/99
Posts: 78
Loc: Jackson,NH,USA
Mikkel:
How are you?
For a hole that size (which I would not suggest but) you may have a gouge that will work, even a narrow chisel will do. If all else fails I have a three inch hand auger but the shipping would be prohibitive.
Trust all is well,
Curtis

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#8458 - 11/06/03 05:02 PM Re: looking for 3" drill bit
Andy Roeper Offline
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Registered: 04/09/02
Posts: 74
Loc: Lyndeborough, NH
I suspect your hole has since been made - but here's a yankee solution; Try using a regular hole saw and a chisel. The hole saw should get you about 1 1/2 to 2" in before your have to stop and use the chisel to clear out the core. Repeat till done - just keep yourself lined up. With the extensions that are usually available you should be able to go 16" deep without much problem. You could also use a slick to knock pieces loose. Not the most elegant solution but it gets the job done.

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