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#8454 - 11/01/03 11:27 PM looking for 3" drill bit
Mikkel Johansen Offline

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

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


Registered: 03/14/02
Posts: 1661
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
Whatever you do, have fun doing it!

#8456 - 11/04/03 06:01 PM Re: looking for 3" drill bit
gil anderson Offline

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.

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


Registered: 02/06/99
Posts: 78
Loc: Jackson,NH,USA
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,

#8458 - 11/06/03 05:02 PM Re: looking for 3" drill bit
Andy Roeper Offline

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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