What you need to know about forstner bits

What you need to know about forstner bits

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  1. Thomas Hilborn on May 15, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    Awesome video! Thanks!!

  2. Daan van geijlswijk on May 15, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    Interesting! Thanks! I just bought my first forstner bit of 50 mm. In need to drill a hole, about 350mm through a tree. To then put in a steel 50 mm pin. I will need to extend the bit. Is that ok for a forstner bit?

  3. John Terrance on May 15, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    I need to drill 1" holes in a plastic 5 gallon bucket. What type of drill bit will give me a nice, smooth hole?

  4. P Juarez on May 15, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    Where can I get a good 3 1/4 forstner bit. Tried a woodcraft but got dull.

  5. Wallace Wright on May 15, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    Totally appreciate your video

  6. Mark Hedquist on May 15, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    Fisch makes some excellent bits, for sure. A family owned business as well, I believe.

  7. Rajesh A on May 15, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Thanks, this cleared all my questions that I had about Forstner Bits.

  8. meelis79 on May 15, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    last part of video was quite boring…

  9. Storm on May 15, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Thx 👍

  10. Stephen Irwin on May 15, 2022 at 7:22 pm

    Thanks! Idi not know there were different styles,

  11. Paul Dixon on May 15, 2022 at 7:22 pm

    Hi Stumpy. Many thanks for sharing your vast talents. Please could i ask a Q. when i use a forsner bit i get a collection of wood that sticks to the inside of the bit is it the speed or because its dirty as i do try to keep clean so when i start to use it its not long before i have to stop to unblock the bit. Thank you.

  12. Adrian David on May 15, 2022 at 7:22 pm

    Can you use a 35mm Forster bit with a 12v drill to bore holes on a 1/2in plywood?

  13. Patrick First on May 15, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    Can you recommend a good quality set I can buy on Amazon?

  14. Rafael C on May 15, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    You have to be crazy to pass Freud and go with these. It’s crazy. It’s just a plug, that’s what this is. Can you explain why would one choose to pay this much money for this?

  15. April Ruddell on May 15, 2022 at 7:28 pm

    This was really helpful! Thank you!

  16. Andoy Day on May 15, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    Thank you!

  17. RAPA Ent. on May 15, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    Thanks for the great video! I want to drill some 1/4" holes for tie down tracking on my enclosed trailer vinyl over wood walls. Regular drill bits cause the paper thin white vinyl to separate from the wood and twist. In return, it causes a wrinkle in the vinyl at times as much as an inch or two. Any idea of what type of drill bit can be used for creating a clean hole without grabbing/separating the vinyl over wood? I would appreciate any advice. Thanks again.

  18. Fuerza Latina on May 15, 2022 at 7:31 pm

    fantastic explanation as usual!! congratulations!!

  19. Adam Lucas on May 15, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    Valuable info as always. Needed a 20mm forsener bit, checked your review first, bought one on Axminster Tools in the UK for £19. Thanks.

  20. Dan Pettis on May 15, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    lol fish bits

  21. Sunburntsatan on May 15, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    Been super frustrated using spade bits, might end up getting a forstner instead. Using wine corks as dowels to join a desk together, definitely a non-conventional use but a very fun introductory project for me! Thanks for the great info, I’ve seen drill bits crap out after much less use than that so surprising it was able to consistently chew through that maple glacier.

  22. Ramon Valladares Capote on May 15, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    muy interesante su trabajo investigativo, pero le desearia pedir un favor, digo si no es mucho pedir, si pudieran salir con los subtitulos en español
    muchas gracias

  23. Mark on May 15, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Just want to say thanks, this was a very helpful video for me. I’ve been using a hole saw bit and using a chisel to get out the remaining wood, but now I will for sure be using these forstner bits!

  24. Contessa Adella on May 15, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    I purchased a cheapy set of saw tooth Forstners from Amazon…only 50 bucks for 16 bits. Should have known better!!!….Yes, they were blunt and useless right from the box. After returning the junk at my own cost, I bit the bullet and ordered up a nice five set of Fisch wavey edge. What is ut they say ‘Buy once Cry once’…so true.

  25. Green Building on May 15, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Eventhough Stumpy Nubs got sponsored he still hard to debate Because he is very strong in observation and always testing the tools in real application 👍

  26. Terry McKinch on May 15, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    Great video and as always very informative

  27. wemcal on May 15, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    Great video and information

  28. Michael Grinney on May 15, 2022 at 7:45 pm

    I’d love to buy the Fish brand of Forstner bits, but they don’t seem to make anything beyond a 2 1/8 inch diameter bit.

  29. Ako on May 15, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    Which is better Fisch Wave cutter Forstner or Fisch Black Shark Forstner ?

  30. CA Rasmussen on May 15, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    I had no idea there were three different types. Glad I watched this. Thank you

  31. Jeremiah Hair on May 15, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    This was a video thank you

  32. Gordon Blackwell on May 15, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    A very useful video which helped me choose the best bit for my purpose. Thanks.

  33. Tracey Morris on May 15, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    Thanks for the info! Is there one that can cut through wood and resin? Would really appreciate your answer as I’m in the middle of a project.

  34. Scott Krieman on May 15, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    A lot of this video was boring!

  35. Preston Harper on May 15, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    Thanks bro! Well done!

  36. Vince Garcia on May 15, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    late to the woodworking scene but your videos are bringing me up to speed. thank you 👍

  37. Sean Gibson on May 15, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    Thank you for making videos with clear, specific information. I rarely leave your videos questioning whether or not I got the information I was searching for.

  38. nik krenitsky on May 15, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    The stump grinders Hertz Rentals doesnt want you to know about. Forget humping those heavy pigs through the woods with their $75 carbide teeth, all you need with these bits is a good hammer drill, generator (if your not yet a Milwaukee Fuel gigachad) and a 6-pack! After the first hole you can usually just stick a 4′ steel root bar down the hole and use it as a lever to split the stump in half. I swear, the dudes who make these wood augers and chainsaw power gouges have no idea what an untapped market they are sitting on. Why pay $250 just to rent a stump grinder for a week when you could own a couple of these plus a used Stihl BT-131?

  39. steve dental on May 15, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    I want to use a bit like your showing to put a hole in the bottom of chess pieces so I can add some lead to make them heaver . What is the best way to hold the pieces in place ?

  40. David Sherlock on May 15, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    Super instructive video. Well presented and easy to follow. Thank you so much.

  41. Jay on May 15, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    Saw-Toothed Rims 1:34
    Continuous Rims 2:48
    Wavy Rims 3:26

  42. Russ Tanner on May 15, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    What would you recommend if I’m doing lathe work? I also need the drill bit part that goes into the tailstock (I’m not sure what that piece is called). Thanks! I love your videos.

  43. optimistichorizon on May 15, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    I learn so much by watching your videos. Most videos I watch on YouTube I am dumber at the conclusion, BUT NOT YOURS! Thank you.

  44. platypusfrenzy on May 15, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    Thanks, you convinced me to order some Fisch bits. As a Swede, I trust a man who appreciates the quality of Sjöbergs and Tormek’s products 🙂 You need to get an EU sponsor too though – no slam on Affinity here, they seem great, but for those of us in Europe it’s cheaper and faster to order from inside the EU and not have to worry about customs and duties.

  45. Mike Coughlin on May 15, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    I have a bucket full of old forstner bits various sizes. When I have to drill a hole I pull all the ones of the same size out and see which one STARTS cutting. most are so dull they just scrape and burn. Thanks for the info.

  46. Booster Seat on May 15, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    Was gifted a set of Irwin Forstner bits by and old wood shop teacher, a great upgrade from a spade bits and hole saws.

  47. Ken K on May 15, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    Thanks for the quick and simple explanation!

  48. Rob I on May 15, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    Why would I get tear-out on the surface while doing a non-thru hole? I was using Poplar.

  49. Dominic Wenger on May 15, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    Thanks for the tip! This looks like exactly what I need. Do they make these bits for hand held drills, or are they just for drill presses?

  50. Adam the Woodworker on May 15, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    Hello, is there an equivalent of a drill stop for forstner bits? I’m trying to have all the holes at the same depth