If you are into wood, metal or masonry work then you must use hand drills for grinding holes in material. The Drill Bits of your hand drill need to be sharpened from time to time. For which you need to use a grinding machine. Also drill bits can be expensive so sharpening them rather than replacing them is a more rational thing to do. You can get your drill bits sharpened from a hardware store which may take a while. This could lead to prolonged machine downtime and you being unable to get your work done on time. But if you own it then you need to maintain it to ensure it lasts for a long time. Maintaining the hand drill itself does not take much. Taking regular care and carrying out some simple general maintenance work can do the job. Like making sure you clean it before putting it away and after you are done using it. You must keep it clean by using a soft brush to brush off wooden or metal scrapes off it and cleaning it with a soft cloth afterwards. You should oil it with a multi-purpose oil that lubricates it and protects it from rusting.
Drill bits can be sharpened in several ways, and it might be handy to learn if you personally do the installation of your home’s hardwired security system. Even if you don’t hit any nails while drilling holes for your home alarm and other security devices, your bits will still get dull.
Drill Bits are very expensive, especially the long ones used for the wiring of home security system. Rather than replacing them, you should sharpen the bits to save you money and also make drilling easier and faster, since you will have in your possession freshly sharpened bits.
A drill bit grinder is available for purchase and it brings a dull bit back to its original form. It is advisable not to purchase a special tool that only has one function. Especially when an almost good drill bit grinding machines is already sitting on your workbench.
Using a drill bit grinder attachment on a bench, which can be found in various home workshops, you can easily sharpen your bits. They might not be as perfect as the original bit, but they will get you back in action as fast as possible and crazily drill holes