Handyman’s Trick To Drill Straight Every Time.

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Need to drill a straight hole, but you suck at DIY?

No need to buy a drill press to make a perfectly straight hole!

Luckily I know a carpenter tip for always drill straight out when making vertical holes.

It’s super easy, just attach a small round spirit level to your drill. Look :

The trick to drilling straight holes.

What you need

– 1 round spirit level, like this one

– Double-sided tape

– 1 small metal square

– cordless drill-driver

How to do

1. Take the round spirit level.

2. Glue it to the metal square with a piece of double-sided tape.

3. Position the drill vertically.

4. Glue the round spirit level + the square on the drill, so that the level point up when the drill is vertical.

5. Drill the hole with the drill.


A spirit level on a red drill.

There you go, now you know how to drill a perfectly straight hole with a drill 🙂

Easy, fast and efficient … right?

This trick works to drill holes vertically in all supports: wood, tiles, concrete, brick, metal …

No need to buy a drill block like this!

Not only is it expensive, but you can never find it when you need it!

Also note that some models of electric drill are already equipped with a spirit level.

The even simpler method!

If you don’t have a small metal square or double-sided tape, know that there is a second method.

To attach the bubble level to your screwdriver, all you have to do is use super glue gel, like this one. Look :

How to do

A hand holding a round spirit level.

1. Take your bubble level.

A hand holding a tube of gel super glue.

2. Apply a few drops of super glue to the back of the spirit level.

A hand holding a screwdriver with a spirit level stuck to it.

3. Glue the spirit level to the back of the screwdriver.

Your turn…

Have you tried this carpentry trick to make perfectly straight holes? Let us know in the comments if it worked for you. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Also to discover:

The Foolproof Tip for Drilling a Perfectly Straight Hole with a Drill.

The Trick To Catch Dust When Drilling A Hole.

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