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Interactive Activity: Auger Bit

Tool Demonstration: Drilling with a Screw Auger

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Transcript of movie: The woodworker uses an auger to drill holes. The auger is shaped like a screw. By turning and exerting some downward pressure, the auger pulls itself into the wood and creates the hole. Early buildings used holes like these filled with wooden pegs to hold the main timbers together.

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