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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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sa   AUGER
xx   DRILL

Tip: Install a Jacobs chuck on your hand brace so you can use it for either round or square-shank tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #281 Sep 1987 (v.37#7) pg. 112

The brace and bit. Choosing the right brace, choosing and using various bits, cutting tenons, and driving screws.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 46

Tips on repairing the ball-bearing chuck on an old brace.
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 14

Tips on checking for proper alignment of a brace and on the proper gripping of the auger bit.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 26
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #93 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 6

Twenty-three woodworking tips include (1) drilling screw pockets, (2) drilling into a disc, (3) boring clean holes with a hand brace.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1976 (v.145#2) pg. 110

Essential jigs. Simple bench top accessories to make joinery more exact. (1) Sawing jigs (bench hook, miter box, side guide for making angled cuts like those required by dovetails). (2) Planing aids (shooting board with wedges for trimming compound miters, miter jack, and donkey's ear shooting board). (3) Chisel miter guide. (4) Hand brace and bit boring guide.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #89 Mar 1996 (v.16#1) pg. 20

A split-turning approach to making a replacement crank handle for a brace.
WOOD MAGAZINE #99 Oct 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 30

Drill brace is stored in a toolbox in such a way that it doubles as the carrying handle for the toolbox.
WOODWORK #7 Fall 1990 pg. 20

Boring can be interesting. Tips on using hand boring tools, including the bradawl, the gimlet, brace and bits, hand drill and twist bits.
WOODWORKER #1013 Apr 1978 (v.82) pg. 152

Use a short piece of pipe to help you bore holes at exactly right angles when using a brace and bit.
WOODWORKER Feb 1988 (v.92#2) pg. 160

What to look for in a brace and bit set. How to use and care for hand drills.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1976 (v.32#5) pg. 32