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xx   TOOL

Maintenance tips for your electric drill.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1987 (v.11#1) pg. 11

Corded electric drills. A user test of eight 3/8" variable-speed reversing drills.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 39

Working with small air-powered dental handpieces (drills).
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1994 (v.65#6) pg. 83

Adding a speed control trigger assembly to a hand electric drill.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1970 (v.10#2) pg. 32

The portable electric drill and its many accessories is the most useful electric tool in a home workshop.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #106 Oct 1968 (v.18#5) pg. 24

All about drills, hand or electric. How to choose the right drill for a job.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #120 Oct 1970 (v.20#7) pg. 35

Simple mechanical repairs for an electric drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #121 Nov 1970 (v.20#8) pg. 38

A roundup of portable electric drills and tips on how to choose the correct one for a job.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #140 Dec 1972 (v.22#9) pg. 50

Simple repairs you can perform on your electric drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #169 Jan 1976 (v.26#1) pg. 36

Using tools. Portable hand drills. Part 1.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #232 Oct 1982 (v.32#8) pg. 10

Buyer's guide to cordless drills. 26 models from 8 manufacturers are evaluated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #270 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.36#6) pg. 59

Tips on reviving a "dead" electric drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #285 Jan 1988 (v.38#1) pg. 92

Tips on replacing brushes in a cordless drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #291 Sep 1988 (v.38#7) pg. 102

Mastering the portable electric drill. Tips on bits, technique, and accessories.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #292 Oct 1988 (v.38#8) pg. 10

Using power tools for better, faster, easier results. (1) Circular saw. (2) Drill. (3) Router. (4) Jigsaw (saber saw). (5) Belt sander.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #319 Jun 1991 (v.41#6) pg. 25
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #337 Apr 1993 (v.43#4) pg. 32

The basics of hammer drills. When to use one and how to operate it properly.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #335 Feb 1993 (v.43#2) pg. 24

How to replace a broken switch in a portable drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #378 May 1997 (v.47#5) pg. 10

Cordless drills. A buyer's guide to what is available and tips on their use.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #35 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 38

Survey of twenty-two 3/8" variable-speed, reversible electric drills.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #82 Jun-Jul 1993 pg. 36
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #83 Aug-Sep 1993 pg. 6

Hand drill made from a keyless chuck, a bolt, and a wooden handle.
FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 16

Cordless drills in the workshop. A survey of 11 battery-powered tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #72 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 52

Shopping for a portable electric drill. What is available and tips on their use.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1981 (v.5#6) pg. 3

Picking and using your first electric drill. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #685 May 1985 (v.81) pg. 28

How to buy and use a portable (cordless) electric drill.
HOME MECHANIX #719 Mar 1988 (v.84) pg. 48
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #721 May 1988 (v.84) pg. 9
Correction HOME MECHANIX #722 Jun 1988 (v.84) pg. 6

A review of the 1/4" electric drill and some of the many accessories available for it.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 108

A summary of hole-making tools for the home tool box. Covers the brace, electric drills, hand drills, push drills and special bits. Includes tips for easier hole-making.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1978 (v.3#5) pg. 76

Power tools: When to repair and when to replace. Includes tips on repairing a variable-speed electric drill.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 48

Power drill tune-up. Simple maintenance practices that will enhance the life of a drill.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.24#6) pg. 46

Portable drill and stand make a good router.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1963 (v.119#1) pg. 184

Hand drill becomes drum sander by attaching to a table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1963 (v.119#3) pg. 185

Eighteen ways to get more from your portable drill. Techniques, special drill bits and accessories.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1967 (v.128#2) pg. 152

Workshop mini-course. Electric drill basics.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1978 (v.149#5) pg. 142

How to repair an electric drill.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1979 (v.151#1) pg. 102

Power bore. How to get the most out of your portable electric drill.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1986 (v.163#8) pg. 89

Comparison test of 8 cordless drills costing from $100 to $249.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1989 (v.166#3) pg. 89

Buyers guide to portable drills.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1963 (v.183#6) pg. 156

A guide to hammer drills (rotary hammers). A look at features you should consider.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1979 (v.214#2) pg. 117

All about drills, drill bits and drilling.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.35#9) pg. 90

A look at manual drills and bits that can do some jobs better and faster than an electric drill.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Summer 1979 pg. 12

What your drill can do for you. Accessories and techniques to improve the usefulness of an electric drill, cordless drill, air drill and angle drill when building an airplane.
SPORT AVIATION Feb 1995 (v.44#2) pg. 60

Which drill. An overview of the various cord and cordless drills, both general purpose and specialty models.
SUNSET Dec 1990 (v.185#6) pg. 78

Cordless screwdrivers and drills. What is available and tips on selecting the right one for your use.
WOOD MAGAZINE #11 Jun 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 38

Great electric-drill shoot-out. User test of 18 models of 3/8" portable electric drills in the $50 to $150 price range.
WOOD MAGAZINE #36 Aug 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 66

Add an extra knob to a portable drill using a doorknob.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1964 (v.20#5) pg. 51

Hammer drills. How they work, features and options to look for.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1996 (v.52#6) pg. 60