How to Sharpen an Auger Bit
Vic Tesolin demonstrates how to sharpen all of those old auger bits that have been collecting dust in a drawer
In this video, Vic Tesolin shows you everything you need to know to sharpen an auger bit. First, he’ll help you determine whether your bit has any life left and help you check the threads for damage. Next, he’ll explain how to use an auger bit file and why it’s the right tool for the job. Sharpening begins by filing the spurs of the auger bit, being sure to keep both spurs the same height to ensure they cut evenly. Next, sharpen the main cutting edge. The best way to determine if your bit has been sharpened correctly is to drill a hole with it.
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