Drill bit index with multiples?

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Forum topic by Ben posted 09-28-2018 12:42 AM 356 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-28-2018 12:42 AM

I’m looking for a wood drill bit index/set with at least several of the same size bits.
For example, 5) 1/16”, 5) 1/8””, etc…
Every set I see only has one of each. As soon as that 1/8” bit falls off a ladder the functionality of the set drops about 90%. But it would be sweet to have a small case of a bunch. I suppose I can create that myself if I have to.


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#1 posted 09-28-2018 01:33 AM

Woodcraft has one

wood river-100-piece-combo

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#2 posted 09-28-2018 02:00 AM

That woodcraft set goes on sale for half off several times a year(I think), which is much closer to its actual worth. These will not be the straightest bits you might buy.

edit: Oh yeah, looks like christmas might be the next cycle:

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#3 posted 09-28-2018 02:17 AM

Typically, it’s just the smaller bits that are prone to breakage – so buying something like that 100 pc kit from Woodcraft will include a lot of bits you will never use or need IMO. I find it easier and cheaper to just get multiple jobber packs of the sizes I use/break the most – which are basically just 1/16” and 1/8” in my case. You can get 7pc packs of HSS titanium coated 3/32”, 7/64” or 1/8” bits for less than $3, and a 7pc pack of 1/16” for under $2 at HF.


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