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Re: Drills for 4-hole stab bindings
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Drills for 4-hole stab bindings
- From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@DREAMSCAPE.COM>
- Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 09:17:56 -0400
- Message-Id: <199709021319.GAA27306@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
A "chuck" is the think you turn and tighten on drills to hold the actual
drill bit or screwdriver bit. A drill press is basically a drill held in a
stand or built as part of it which allows one to drill perfectly straight
(at 90 degrees) into whatever it is you are drilling. They usually have a
lever or wheel to turn which lowers the drill.
Hope this helps.
At 09:13 AM 9/2/97 EDT, you wrote:
>"Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@DREAMSCAPE.COM> wrote:
>>> I suppose you could always try to fit your holepunch size
> of choice into a Dremel or drill press. The hole punches
> should fit into a Dremel chuck. I know they'll work in a
> regular drill. Should work, though you might have to
> empty it out on occasion. You also won't be able to drill
> through too many leaves / sections either due to the short
> length and shape of the punch. Just make sure it's sharp.
>Thank you very much. For someone whose only contact with a
>drill was in the dentist's chair, could you please elaborate
>a little on the terms (such as "chuck", or the difference
>between a Dremel and a drill press)?
>Thanks again. I really appreciate it.
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