Drilling into steel. Is there anything less fun?

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Updated: November 7, 2011

Drilling into steel. Is there anything less fun? Second to visiting the onsite dunny, drilling into steel is the least enjoyable way to spend your afternoon.

With a 240v drill comes the potential of having your arm ripped off when the bit grabs. Using a cordless reduces the risk of arm breakage, but the steel chews lithium ion faster than the charger can replenish it. Add to that the damage inflicted to expensive drill bits when punching through steel and it is no wonder it has a bad reputation.

Yet here at WTW, we tackle the toughest tasks head on, and where possible make them harder,