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Forstner bit box. Decorative wooden box stores a set of 14 bits.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.4#5) pg. 29

Guide block prevents Forstner bits from "wandering" when used with a portable drill.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #12 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 10

Sharpening drill bits. Jigs and techniques for twist bits, brad points, spade bits, and Forstner bits.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #78 Feb 2000 pg. 62

Tips on sharpening Forstner bits.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #253 Nov 1984 (v.34#9) pg. 10

Tips on sharpening Forstner bits.
FINE WOODWORKING #35 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 24

Boring big holes. When to use Forstners, Multispurs, spades, hole saws, and wing cutters.
FINE WOODWORKING #129 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 44

Choose the right drill bit for the job. Comparing the major bits (twist-drill, brad-point, Forstner and multispur, powerbore, auger, and spoon). What they do and how they do it.
FINE WOODWORKING #138 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 64

Tip on keeping the bit from wandering when enlarging a hole using a Forstner or spade bit.
FINE WOODWORKING #139 Nov-Dec 1999 pg. 20

How to use Forstner bits.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 102

Some wood boring problems can be solved by using bits with flat bottom profile, like the multi-spur and Forstner bits. Tips on sharpening included.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1971 (v.199#4) pg. 106

Forstner bits. Advice on their selection and use.
SHOPNOTES #6 Nov 1992 (v.1) pg. 10

Tip on modifying a 5/8" Forstner bit to cut a smaller 9/16" hole.
SPEAKER BUILDER 3/1995 [Apr 1995] (v.16#3) pg. 57
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1995 [Sep 1995] (v.16#6) pg. 54

Tip: Use a re-ground spade bit as an inexpensive "Forstner" bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #8 Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 16

Tip: Use plastic 35mm film canisters to protect Forstner bits up to 1.125" diameter.
WOOD MAGAZINE #12 Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 14

Forstner bits. What is available and tips on their use.
WOOD MAGAZINE #20 Dec 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 95

Tip: Use a guide hole to center a Forstner bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #33 Feb 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 25

A guide to buying forstner bits.
WOOD MAGAZINE #41 Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 72
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #44 Aug 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 8

How to use a dowel to temporarily fill an existing hole in order to bore a larger hole with a Forstner-type bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #46 Oct 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 20

Wall-mounted holders for small and medium Forstner bits.
WOOD MAGAZINE #54 Sep 1992 (v.9#6) pg. 32

Advice on sharpening a Forstner bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #103 Feb 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 86

Jig to bore perpendicular holes when using Forstner bits without a drill press.
WOOD MAGAZINE #117 Oct 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 38

What you need to know about Forstner bits.
WOOD MAGAZINE #149 Jun-Jul 2003 (v.20#3) pg. 12

Sharpening Forstner bits.
WOODSMITH #40 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 4

Drill bit holders. (1) Rack for spade bits. (2) Box for Forstner bits.
WOODSMITH #54 Dec 1987 pg. 22

Simple jig that holds a Forstner drill bit perpendicular to a work piece while boring with a portable drill.
WOODSMITH #73 Feb 1991 pg. 4

Drill bit organizers. Two designs for small, closed cabinets to store both twist and Forstner drill bits.
WOODSMITH #73 Feb 1991 pg. 30

Tip on reshaping a Forstner bit to prevent clogging up with wood chips.
WOODSMITH #122 Apr 1999 (v.21) pg. 5

Simple method to store and protect Forstner bits.
WOODTURNING #70 Dec 1998 pg. 83

Simple jig for securely holding the shank of a Forstner bit while sharpening.
WOODWORKER May 1991 (v.95#5) pg. 517

Build a case to store and protect Forstner bits.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 33

Selection and use of Forstner and Forstner-type bits.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1989 (v.45#6) pg. 25