DeWalt Handdrill

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This equipment is safety category 6: Other equipment with no limits.

This equipment is Noise Category 2:
Can be used at all hours, but in moderation.
Be considerate; if you feel you need to wear ear protection,
then only use the tool between 07:00 and 19:00.


To drill holes.

The drill has a clutch, so can be used to drive in screws if you must. But you probably want to use the DeWalt Impact drill/electric screwdriver - it is designed for this and gives you more control.

If you do want to use the drill - then make sure you apply enough pressure on the screw to keep it from stripping. Also make sure you apply the pressure straight (i.e. not through the handle) - that helps a lot.

However - if you need to apply a lot of pressure - then use the DeWalt Impact drill/electric screwdriver -- as you end up ruining it.

We currently have two

  1. One in the wood section - which has a slightly wobbly head due to it being used for screws.
  2. One in the cupboard in the metal section - which is bought especially to keep in a good state - and it should ONLY be used for drilling.


Woodworkshop - in a holder on the wall near the workbench left.

Metwalworkshop - in the cupboard - not to be uses for anything but drilling. No screwing. This keeps it in a state suitable for things like small holes & tapping.


  1. Set 1 bought by the space mid 2015
  2. Set 2 bought by the space mid 2020