How to Make a Twist Drill Safe for Use on Brass and Plastics

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One of the most hazardous operations in the shop is drilling holes in plastic or brass, especially in the drill press. Here is a simple technique to prevent drills from grabbing when drilling soft materials.

Safety First Video #1, How to Safely Use a File on the Lathe


In this first in a series of short safety videos, I discuss how to safely use a file on the lathe.