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Ryobi

Model A9FS8R1

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Store SKU #105770

Forstner Bit Set (8-Piece)

$19.97 /each
  • Creates clean cuts in wood
  • X-Wing design for visibility and precision
  • Viewable target marks at 700 RPM

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Make clean holes in wood with the RYOBI Forstner Bit Set. It includes eight bits with 3-flat shanks to resist slipping. An X-Wing design gives you high visibility and precision cutting.

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  • Helps you quickly make clean holes in wood
  • Great for making flat-bottomed holes
  • X-Wing design for greater visibility and precision cutting
  • 3-flat shanks
  • Target marks are viewable at 700 RPM
  • Includes 1/4 in., 3/8 in., 1/2 in., 5/8 in., 3/4 in., 7/8 in., 1 in. and 1-3/8 in. bits

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will this forstner bit set work with my ryobi hand drill?

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January 1, 2016
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It will work with any drill (except mini drills of course).
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December 29, 2015
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yes and no. they will chuck into your half inch drill and spin just fine. that is where the similarity to "real" Forstner bits ends.
these are so dull and chipped right out of the package that they are unusable. you will need to push so hard on your drill making the job dangerous. if what you need to drill does not need a flat bottom then use a spade bit. it'll work a lot faster and better than Read More
yes and no. they will chuck into your half inch drill and spin just fine. that is where the similarity to "real" Forstner bits ends.
these are so dull and chipped right out of the package that they are unusable. you will need to push so hard on your drill making the job dangerous. if what you need to drill does not need a flat bottom then use a spade bit. it'll work a lot faster and better than these.
If you "need" a forstner bit then i suggest you go to rockler or woodcraft and get some good ones. Read Less
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December 3, 2015
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Probably, but a drill press will be required for the kind of control you usually want when using Forstner bits (i.e. a flat bottomed hole, multiple holes the same depth, etc.).
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August 31, 2015
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Hi Dency, You most certainly can use this with your drill. If you have any additional questions feel free to call us @ (800)525-2579 Thanks!
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what is the shaft length

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March 1, 2016
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Hi Rickc. Thank you for your question! The Shaft length on the Forstner bit is 3 in. Thank you for asking!
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Do forstner bits come in the 1/4' siza?

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February 8, 2016
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Hey Larry! It does include 1/4 in. along with the 3/8 in., 1/2 in., 5/8 in., 3/4 in., 7/8 in., 1 in. and 1-3/8 in. bits.
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What are the recommended drilling RPM for your bits? Would like to know for both soft and hardwoods. Thank You

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January 18, 2016
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Hi Keith, Unfortunately we don't have a recommended drilling RPM for bits. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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Rated 3.3 out of 5 by 50 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Horrible Quality I needed to countersink some lag bolts and 3/4" washers, so I stopped by Home Depot and grabbed this set off the shelf. It seemed like a great deal - the whole 8 piece set was only twice the cost of a single bit from the competitor's brand. However, when I took a closer look at the cutting edges of the bits and realized they were completely mangled looking (see picture). It looks like they were sharpened by a caveman wielding a stone hammer. It doesn't appear to be a one-time quality control issue either - every single one of these bits were gouged and mangled the same way. These bits will never be able to provide a smooth cut without some serious work being done to sharpen them correctly. April 2, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Ryobi Forstner Bits This is a good product. The only problem I have is the flat part of the bits have small knicks on them. The product makes the cut I need for pen turning. July 9, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Had to return. Had to return this product because it would stop counting down at 1 hr. Will have to see if the next one ordered has the same problem. Home Depot very nice and accommodating in the return process. June 28, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by great bang for the buck very well constructed, box is nice too organize. they cut pretty well but not as nice as the more expensive bits, but for casual use and jobs here and there they are great. June 28, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome Bit Set I got this bit set just in case I need it let me tell you that if wasn't for it, I wouldn't finish some work I did in my kitchen, strong and sharp, perfect! June 28, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by What I expected After reading the previous reviews I have arrived at the same opinion as several. Not very sharp, but under the conditions and the price it is what it is. A better set will be something on the list in the future. Not disappointed though, I expected them to not be premium quality for the price. Used to build a picnic table. Had to recess holes where the carriage bolts were placed in legs and supports. Worth the 19.00 wouldn't use on fine woodworking projects. Hope this helps. May 24, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Useless Right out of the package I noticed that the cutting edges were very jagged and dented and had burrs (see image). The three largest bits were dull requiring a ridiculous amount of force to get through soft pine. There was no point in trying the other bits. Completely unusable. They're going straight back to the store as soon as I find the receipt. September 3, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Dull, dull, dull I needed to drill two 1/2" flat bottom holes in two douglas fir sliding doors. I bought this kit thinking it would be nice to have the other sizes. It was a complete waste of money. The brand new 1/2" bit was so dull right out of the (sealed) box that I could barely drill the holes. The holes were so ragged, it would have been cleaner to use my regular 1/2" drill. What a poor quality bit. This set is absolutely junk. Save your money and buy something else. February 15, 2016
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