The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

AVAILABLE


Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:


TimberKing Sawmills



Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools



Norwood Industries Inc.


Sawmill & Woodlot Magazine



Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money!

STIHLDealers.com sponsored by Northeast STIHL


Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades

Turbosawmill

Sawmill Exchange

BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

Woodshax Outdoor Vending Solutions

FARMA


Council Tool

Baker Products

ECHO-Bearcat



Author Topic: I found 2" auger bits  (Read 1325 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Daver

  • Full Member x2
  • ***
  • Posts: 248
  • Age: 54
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
I found 2" auger bits
« on: October 03, 2004, 06:21:45 AM »
For those of you that cannot find 2" augers I located a place in florida... It cost me $200.00 but it was the only place I could find them after many hours of searching.. It works great I use the Milwalkie holedawg drill and it works sufficiently ...  





http://www.advantage-drillbits.com/auger.html
"Remember, amateurs made the ark, professionals built the Titanic."

Offline Jim_Rogers

  • Board Moderator
  • *****
  • Posts: 7041
  • Age: 66
  • Location: Georgetown, MA
  • Gender: Male
  • Keep your chisels sharp.
    • Share Post
    • jrsawmill.com
Re: I found 2" auger bits
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2004, 09:55:05 AM »
I once found some auger bits at a local hardware store that supplies all sorts of items to the local gas company. They had large auger bit for the gas company to use to bore holes threw sills for installing gas lines into home and businesses. I think I paid around $75 for a 1 1/2" bit that was about 18" long, to be used in a power drill.
I have 2" auger bits here for sale but they are for boring machines and not for power drills.
One participant at the recent timber framing workshop in Texas soon learned that you can't put a boring machine bit into a power drill and safely use it.
The bit grabbed into the wood with such force that the drill nearly ripped his arm off as it twisted around.
Boring machine bits are made to turn at a very low rpm. And most power drills turn much faster.
Be careful to use only bits that are rated for the drill driving them.
Good luck with your project.
Jim Rogers
Whatever you do, have fun doing it!
Woodmizer 1994 LT30HDG24 with 6' Bed Extension

Offline pbottle

  • member
  • *
  • Posts: 6
  • I need to edit my profile!
    • Share Post
Re: I found 2" auger bits
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2004, 06:35:00 AM »
I have a totally hollow 2inch auger fixed to an oversized brace(speaking of slow speed!).

I can just turn it in green softwood. Maybe arnold could turn it in green oak..

Offline Daver

  • Full Member x2
  • ***
  • Posts: 248
  • Age: 54
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Re: I found 2" auger bits
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2004, 06:23:21 AM »
The 2" bit I use is for a heavey duty power drill it works fine. Yes you have to hold on to it but I managed quite well with it. Thanks for the tip.
"Remember, amateurs made the ark, professionals built the Titanic."


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

xx
recommendation for 1 1/2" auger bits

Started by Max sawdust on Timber Framing/Log construction

2 Replies
1143 Views
Last post November 14, 2006, 02:19:54 PM
by MSU_Keith
xx
Wood Owl auger bits? 18"

Started by Doug_D on Timber Framing/Log construction

8 Replies
5889 Views
Last post August 06, 2009, 04:17:58 PM
by BB
xx
Auger BIts

Started by iv3359 on Timber Framing/Log construction

5 Replies
659 Views
Last post August 30, 2017, 03:25:14 PM
by Brad_bb
xx
Sharpening Auger Bits?

Started by Billyboy on Timber Framing/Log construction

5 Replies
1105 Views
Last post September 16, 2013, 02:24:41 PM
by Billyboy
 


Powered by EzPortal