How to Properly Use a Hole Saw

Techniques for drilling big holes, deep holes and enlarging existing holes.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Corded drill
  • Hammer
  • Hearing protection
  • Hole saw kit
  • Clamps
  • Safety glasses
  • Drill bit set
  • Tape measure
  • Wood chisel

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 1/4-in. plywood scrap