The main types of drill bits are masonry bits, twist bits, screwdriver bits, spur point bits and flat wood bits. Other drill bits include bullet pilot points, countersink bits, tile bits, wood auger bits and forstner bit... More »

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HSS drill bits, or high-speed steel drill bits, are used for drilling operations on a variety of metals, plastics and wood. The hardness of an HSS drill bit allows for drilling at high speeds, yields better results and a... More »

Drill bits can be made of various types of material, such as low-carbon steel, high-carbon steel, high-speed steel, titanium-coated, cobalt, carbide-tipped and diamond. Depending on the drill bit used, these power tools ... More »

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HSS drill bits, or high-speed steel drill bits, are used for drilling operations on a variety of metals, plastics and wood. The hardness of an HSS drill bit allows for drilling at high speeds, yields better results and a... More »

Drilling through ceramic tile requires either a carbide-tipped masonry drill bit or a diamond-tipped drill bit. Both are effective. The carbide-tipped bit is less durable, while the diamond-tipped bit is more expensive. More »

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The Home Depot, Sears and Harbor Freight sell diamond drill bits for use on glass. Some diamond bits are designed specifically for wet or dry drilling applications, while others can be used for both. More »

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Metal roof installations require a jigsaw or power metal shear, a staple gun, a drill and drill bits. Hardware needed includes roofing metal, roofing nails and screws and wood screws. A ladder or scaffolding system allow... More »

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