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Daredevil™ Spade Bits
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Bosch Daredevil™ Spade Bits

BOSCH DAREDEVIL™ SPADE BITS

Get the Job Done Faster

Are about best-in-class speed, life and ease of use - getting the most out of each work day. Daredevil spade bits save users up to 30 minutes a day vs, standard spade bits. Demand the best, demand Bosch Daredevil spade bits.

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Speedwave™ Paddle

Provides cleaner holes and faster chip removal

Fullthread™ Tip

For fast and effortless drilling

Impact Tough™

Hex shank reduces slippage

Bosch Daredevil™ Auger Bits

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3X Longer Through Nails

Easy on Wood, tough on Nails.

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 Bosch Daredevil™ Auger Bits

Bosch Daredevil™ Auger Bits

Offer superior toughness in wood with nails. A double cutter and reamer edge design provides clean entry-and exit-hole quality. And a reinforced spine delivers additional strengh for aggressive drilling. Demand the best, demand Bosch Daredevil auger bits.

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Bosch Daredevil™ Auger Bits
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Speedwave™ Paddle

Provides cleaner holes and faster chip removal

Fullthread™ Tip

For fast and effortless drilling

Impact Tough™

Hex shank reduces slippage

Bosch Daredevil™ Hole Saw
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5X Faster in Multiple Materials

Easy on Wood, Tough on Nails

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Bosch Daredevil™ Hole Saw

Bosch Daredevil™ Hole Saw

Offers better speed, life and hole quality. Bosch premium carbide teeth, a deep cup (2-3/8‘‘) and extra-large gullets deliver a hole saw that cuts through everything from wood and thin aluminum to stacked construction materials. Better accessories, better results.

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Integral Quick ChangeTM Adapter

provides fast hole saw changes easier plug removal

Diamond-Ground Carbide Teeth

cut extremely fast in wood and a wide variety of materials

Drop-Shaped Chip Clearance Slots

for fast drilling

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Daredevil® Auger Bits

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Daredevil® Spade Bits

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Daredevil News

Stay on Top of the Growing Number of Energy Codes

How to Stay on Top of the Growing Number of Energy Codes

Three experts argue for using advanced building systems to meet new standards and reduce overall costs.

One of the primary goals of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is to increase the energy savings in residential and commercial buildings by 30% compared to the 2006 code. This latest version builds upon the 2009 IECC....

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My Dream Tool Shop

My Tool Shop - An Inside Look at the Construction of My Shop

My Dream Tool Shop

I started the construction of my tool shop, with a little help from my father, in late July 2013 and by September 1st the construction was completed (Back in 2001 when we built our home I had the slab for the tool shop poured and hoped to construct it the following...

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How to Install Cabinets

How to Install Cabinets

Need to install cabinets? You first need a to-do checklist.

If you want to successfully install cabinets, you need to be obsessively planned and organized. While that means having the right drills, drivers, bits, and other tools on hand when work starts, a trouble-free cabinet installation actually starts long before then. A crucial first step...

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Alternatives to Traditional Exterior Wall Bracing

Simplified Alternatives to Traditional Exterior Wall Bracing

Exterior wall bracing doesn’t have to be complicated.

Although codes have long required that exterior wall bracing be able to resist racking from wind forces, recent years have seen these requirements grow in complexity. Even some engineers struggle with them. Never fear, now there’s an alternative, easier way to satisfy the code’s intent for exterior...

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Construction Maintenance Stories on the Son of Beast

Construction Maintenance Stories on the Son of Beast

I used to work for a maintenance and upgrade company that King’s Island hired for projects their staff couldn’t do. A few years ago we were asked to do some work on the Son of Beast roller coaster, a record-breaking wooden roller coaster that opened in 2000.

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How to Replace a Worn Deck with a Screened-in Porch

How to Replace a Worn Deck with a Screened-in Porch

Building a Screened-in Porch

The Challenges to Building A Screened-in Porch

This project presented several challenges right from the start. The first was tying the new roof into three other roofs that have 12/12 pitch and directing water correctly out of valleys to the gutters on both sides. Another was eliminating the step out of...

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Arbor Vs. Solid Patio Cover

Arbor Vs. Solid Patio Cover

It’s the eternal struggle – the choice between a nice cedar arbor or a more functional and long-lasting structure. When first built, arbors like the ones pictured are beautiful. The problem is that they instantly go into a state of decay because of the way they are built and the exposure the wood has...

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Home Theater Design & Construction Project Tips

Home Theater Design & Construction Project Tips

Home Theater Design & Construction Guide

Home theater design is becoming more common as more and more customers look for multi-use home theaters and interactive audio visual (AV) set-up. There are important things to consider when looking into home theater design and construction. I will shed some light on this growing trend and offer some...

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How to Choose Under-Cabinet Lighting

How to Choose Under-Cabinet Lighting

When we are designing the lighting for a kitchen we always include under-cabinet lights. Under-cabinet lights provide task lighting on the counter tops that complements the overhead lighting we install over the work spaces and dramatically reduces shadows in the work space. These lights also double as ambiance lights at night as the light brightens...

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Attic Ventilation and Insulation Tips to Save You Money!

Attic Ventilation and Insulation Tips to Save You Money!

There’s no better time of year to discuss proper attic ventilation than August. I’ve crawled around a few attics this month, and as always, I am amazed at the huge difference in temperature of properly vented attics compared to improperly vented ones. An improperly vented attic can be as much as 50 degrees warmer than...

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Top Four Bathroom Remodel Project Questions

Top Four Bathroom Remodel Project Questions

Because bathroom remodels are expensive, complicated and time consuming, it is important to educate homeowners on the bathroom remodeling process. This enables potential clients to be sure they are spending their money wisely. Here are the top four questions we get from homeowners about their upcoming bathroom remodeling projects, and the standard answers we give.

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DAREDEVIL SPOTLIGHT

DAREDEVIL SPOTLIGHT: Mike Stover, Case-Hole Engineer, West Virginia

What is your trade/profession and how did you first get involved in it? (e.g. How long have you been doing this? Were you ever in a similar trade? Tell us how you started working this job.) Also, what do you enjoy most about your job and what’s the most exciting part of it?

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The World’s Most Amazing Tree Houses

The World’s Most Amazing Tree Houses – Which Will You Build?

Living the dream, off-grid

Who hasn’t dreamt of building a tree house? If you’ve actually built one, you know the challenges and possibilities that come along with the construction. Each tree is unique in its own right. Building a solid frame is essential for the structural integrity of a tree house. Branch thickness, height and...

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DAREDEVIL SPOTLIGHT

DAREDEVIL SPOTLIGHT: Dutch Purnell, Rope Access Painter, Denver

What is your trade/profession and how did you first get involved in it? (e.g. How long have you been doing this? Were you ever in a similar trade? Tell us how you started working this job.) Also, what do you enjoy most about your job and what’s the most exciting part of it?

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Creating a Safety Program for a Homebuilding Construction Site

Creating a Safety Program for a Homebuilding Construction Site

After a visit from OSHA, a design-build contractor learns how to do things by the book and profit from it. Until a few years ago, I — like most builders and remodelers — didn’t give safety on the job a whole lot of thought. But then I got a call from my job-site foreman that...

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Prefinished Hardwood Floor

Q&A – How Do I Apply a Prefinished Hardwood Floor Over Existing Sheet-Vinyl Flooring?

I’m planning to apply a prefinished hardwood floor over existing sheet-vinyl flooring. What do I need to know to do the job right?

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50 Ways Home Builders Waste Money

50 Ways Home Builders Waste Money

Little things have a way of adding up. In the current economy, they could kill your business. Or they could save it. It’s fair to say that home builders are more worried about cash flow and cost efficiencies today than ever before. It’s a necessity. After all, that botched foundation pour, costly callback, or unchecked

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Fish Electrical Wiring

Q&A – When Is it Okay and Not Okay to Fish Electrical Wiring?

Is it okay to fish electrical wiring through the wood-framed chases built around hvac ducts and chimneys?

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Payback for Becoming a Home Performance Contractor

What’s the Payback for Becoming a Home Performance Contractor?

I’ve been successfully hanging drywall for nearly three decades, but when work started slowing down a few years ago I decided to add home-performance contracting to my business. Getting trained and certified felt like a logical step, since drywall work directly involves the building envelope. I also do a lot of insulating (which is common for drywall contractors in my area).

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Change to Studs

Q&A – Should I Change to Studs with 24-Inch Spacing?

With green framing all the rage I have been tempted to start using studs at 24-inch spacing rather than 16, as I’ve always done. How much will I really save doing this, and is it safe? I’m especially concerned with wavy drywall and siding.

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Framing and Exterior Foam Techniques

Framing and Exterior Foam Techniques to Reduce Heat Loss

Advanced framing and exterior foam reduce conductive heat loss and provide good air-sealing opportunities

In a previous article, I described an exterior insulation upgrade that our energy-oriented company performed on an older home (see “Retrofitting Exterior Insulation,” 11/09). Early in the fall of ’09, we started work on a new home using many of the...

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Four Examples of Green Homes

Four Examples of Green Homes That Might Surprise You

Four eco-wise examples prove that you can’t tell by looking anymore: Green houses come in all shapes and sizes. Green building has progressed to the point where looks can be deceiving: An energy-wise home can be traditional, cutting-edge, or in between. Thanks to certification programs such as Energy Star, NAHBGreen, Passive House, and LEED for...

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Anchor a Shed

How to Anchor a Shed Based on Your Foundation

How to Anchor a Shed Based on Your Foundation

An important part of framing a shed is deciding how to anchor it.

Should you anchor it deep in the ground or set it on top? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t always straightforward and will depend on the shed’s size and intended use, the soil characteristics, the slope...

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Daredevil™ Accessory Tips

Spade Bit

Common Spade Bit Applications and Tips

Top 5 Applications for Spade Bits

  1. Electricians drilling through wall studs for electrical wiring,
  2. Plumbers drilling through wall studs and top plates of walls to install copper or PVC,
  3. Drilling through floor joists for wiring,
  4. Drilling treated plates for foundations,
  5. Drilling treated decks to attach a deck ledger board to a wood-frame

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Auger Bits

How to Make the Most of Your Auger Bits

Top 5 Applications for Auger Bits

  1. Electricians drilling holes between floors – the length and toughness of auger bits are perfect for this demanding application,
  2. Plumbers running piping between floors,
  3. Drilling deep holes through tough, treated lumber for large deck hardware
  4. Drilling holes for remodeling through old, slow-growth lumber and hidden nails,
  5. Timber framing/post & beam construction with deep, straight holes for pegging

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Saw Blades

Learn More About Reciprocating Saw Blades and Common Uses

Top 5 Applications for Recip Blades

  1. Demolition,
  2. Plumbers cutting holes through subfloors and walls,
  3. Cutting bottom plates from door and window openings,
  4. Cutting holes for windows and doors through sheeting,
  5. Cutting piping and unistrut to length

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Bosch Daredevil Spade Bit

Bosch Daredevil Spade Bit Review – Tool Skool

In June 2012, Tool Skool wrote an in-depth review on Bosch Daredevil spade bits

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Bosch Daredevil Spade Bit Extension

Bosch Daredevil Spade Bit Extension Review – Tool Skool

ToolSkool.com wrote a review for Bosch Daredevil spade bit extensions in October 2012.

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Bosch Daredevil Spade Bits

Bosch Daredevil Spade Bits Review Update – Tool Snob

Toolsnob.com originally reviewed these bits back in 2009, but the authors had a new project that required 30 3/4″ holes through a 8-1/2″ beam and they wanted to put the Daredevil bits to the test.

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Bosch Daredevil Spade Bits

Bosch Daredevil Spade Bits Review – Tool Snob

Toolsnob.com reviewed our Bosch Daredevil spade bits way back in July 2009.

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