A taper pin is a self-holding device commonly used to make a connection between two objects. Often, this device is made from metal and connects metal pieces. In order to use this pin, drill a hole. Considering the shape of the pin, the hole must also be tapered. Therefore, you must use a tapered drill bit. Use this drill bit in the same manner you use in any drill bit.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
Things you need
- Power drill
- Tapered drill bit
Secure the tapered drill bit on to the power drill. Turn the chuck of the drill counterclockwise to widen the bit insertion point.
Insert the back end of the tapered drill bit into the opening on the chuck. Secure the bit in place by turning the chuck of the drill clockwise.
Place the point of the tapered drill bit in the location where you will drill the tapered hole.
Squeeze the trigger of the power drill toward the back of the drill. This will trigger the bit to begin turning into the wood and penetrating.
Continue squeezing the trigger on the drill until the drill bit reaches the depth you desire.
Release the trigger and pull the drill from the object you are drilling, after you finish making the hole.
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