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2 in. High-Speed Steel Forstner Bit

$2297
  • For drilling straight, angled and overlapping holes in wood
  • Best application on hand-held drill or drill press
  • Hardened steel body for longer life and sharper cutting edge
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Product Overview

Fashioned with a double-ground serrated edge for minimal chipping and splintering, the Diablo 2 in. High-Speed Steel Forstner Bit drills overlapping, angled and pocket holes in all types of wood. This dependable bit is easy to control and has an ultra-sharp spur that won't walk or skate on your work piece. Diablo's premium Forstner bits drill precise holes with virtually no tear out.
  • Steep, angled cutting edges produce smooth, flat holes and create chisel-like curls for fast, clean chip removal
  • Requires minimum chuck size of 3/8 in.
  • Forged construction of the hardened steel body renders a longer bit life and a sharp cutting edge
  • Ultra-sharp spur guarantees an accurate hole without walking on the material
  • Suitable for use on all wood types

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
2
Product Height (in.)
6.75
Product Width (in.)
3.25 in

Details

Bit Material
High Speed Steel
Drill Bit Type
Forstner
Drill Bit Type(s) Included
Forstner
Individual/Set
Set
Number of Pieces
1
Self-Feeding
No
Shank Style
Straight
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

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Cuts holes cleanly. Would buy again....
Cuts holes cleanly. Would buy again.
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    Easy to use, accurate. Exactly what I needed.
    Easy to use, accurate. Exactly what I needed.
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    Absolute Powerhouse! These bits by Diablo last me at least...
    Absolute Powerhouse! These bits by Diablo last me at least a year of heavy hole drilling and even after a year they are still plenty sharp! I used this bit in particular to drill holes for a pegboard training wall to go with our rock wall and the holes were so clean and smooth I didn't have to sand or touch up anything at all! Make sure the drill you are using is a work horse because this bit will whip your drill into shape. It also fits in a 3/8" chuck if you are wondering.
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    I was really impressed with how clean of a cut this forstner bit provided, but it has to be used ...
    I was really impressed with how clean of a cut this forstner bit provided, but it has to be used on a high-speed drill. This bit is about as sharp as a knife and is meant for cutting very clean holes/depressions in a finished piece, such holes a spade bit cannot reliably do. My first project with the bit was cutting depressions to fit dowels for a children's play ladder. The bit drilled quickly but allowed for good depth control. It cleaned saw dust and cuttings out very well. The center spur is a great feature for accurate holes as well. Ideally, you want to use this bit on a drill press but I was able to level it well on my hand drill. I used my DeWalt XR at it's fastest mode (2,000 RPM) and the holes were near flawless. I experimented at a slower speed on scrap wood and the hole splintered. This bit fits a 3/8" chuck and is made in Austria, so you know it is quality. The bit also needs to remain sharp so store it well.
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    Best $16 I've spent
    I needed to relocate a European hinge on a cabinet as it interfered with the sink. I used a drill stand and this bit cut the perfect hole in the cabinet door. No rough edges, clean as a whistle, worked like a charm. Job done!
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      Put 3 holes in 168 pieces and still leaves a clean edge hole.
      Put 3 holes in 168 pieces and still leaves a clean edge hole.
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      Drill bit performed great. I needed to recess a place for a dowels. Bit was very sharp and made t...
      Drill bit performed great. I needed to recess a place for a dowels. Bit was very sharp and made the cut effortlessly.
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      Makes holes that perfectly Fit 35mm euro door hinges-...
      Makes holes that perfectly Fit 35mm euro door hinges-
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      Awesome bit! Cuts perfectly with clean edges. The sound it made in mahogany was beautiful. I love...
      Awesome bit! Cuts perfectly with clean edges. The sound it made in mahogany was beautiful. I love this bit.
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      Never this particular bit because I was putting metal ballisters on my deck and this thing worked...
      Never this particular bit because I was putting metal ballisters on my deck and this thing worked like a dream,,would definitely recommend it and if I need any bigger sizes for next project I’m definitely getting them
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