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Fixing to interior stone wall

Postby epatrickt » Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:59 pm

Hello, I have a house that contains plastered (contains hair) internal stone (flint) walls. I would like to do the usual fitting of shelves etc but cannot drill into the stone. I have an SDS drill and have just had trouble retrieving a no.8 bit as the tip had melted into a flattened lump! the drill wanders badly too. I have moved from a cob house so hoped the problems would be easier to solve! Is it simply a case of getting a better quality drill bit?

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Postby kbrownie » Wed Sep 05, 2007 4:15 pm

Hi, Get a some good drill bits, one for pilot holes and then for hole size. Then shouldn't have a problem
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