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Re: Dremel or drill?
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Dremel or drill?
- From: Lavinia Adler <laviniaa@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 29 Dec 1998 22:01:42 -0500
- Message-id: <199812300309.TAA15740@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi, Artemis. My Dremel drill bit seems to slide away from where I want it
also, so I've taken to making a small indentation with an awl where I
want the hole to be. I place the drill bit on that indentation and it
doesn't slide or jump away on me.
On Mon, 28 Dec 1998 09:30:28 -0800 Artemis BonaDea <paradux@xxxxxxxxxx>
>When purchasing a Dremel (or other brand) system, consider a one
>speed drill with a foot pedal. The tools that have five speeds with
>an adjustable button on the handle are not near as versatile as you
>have to move your hand to change speed and the speeds are set. The
>pedal lets you choose a variety of speeds with your foot while both
>are where you want them.
>I tried a drill press attachment for the Dremel tool but the holes I
>was able to drill were not straight, the bit seemed to vere off at an
>angle when it contacted the paper. Perhaps this was a problem with
>bit and not the drill press? Any personal experience on this?