"Bob" is Robert Peel, British Prime Minister during Victoria's
reign, and thus the most powerful man in the world at that
time. Having him as an uncle would obviously make your life
Peel also invented the idea of a police force, which is why
British police are called "bobbies".
Internet searches are your friend.
Both descriptions are correct. A Forsner bit does have a centering
point. It is very useful to position the bit at a hole's center point.
But a Forstner bit is also edge guided, which makes it fairly easy to
enlarge a hole with the next size bit.
I finally used the one I've got. It says england on the shaft
I think it's sorby
Wow this is a great bit to have. I was covering some wood with
sheet metal and this let me get the size for bolts just right.
Understand now why the are called step bits
for a small vase I used this to make a tapered hole then a regular
bit to go further. I wanted to maintain the vase's weight at the
I started paying attention to these on the store shelf and they
are very expensive
will check out HF bits for sure
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