How to Drill a Hole In an Agate Slab.mp4

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this is a demo on how to drill a small

diameter hole in a polished agate slab

the materials you'll need for this

project are an egg it's lamb a small

hand drill or rotary tool Alaska b30

diamond bur Alaska one and a half

millimeter small diamond bur a bowl of

water a pointed marker pen and a piece

of wire or fishing line use your marker

pen to place a dot on your stone where

you wish to make your hole using your

b30 diamond ball bur carefully start

cutting a pilot hole or dimple where you

make your mark on your stone

change your bit to your one and a half

millimeter small diamond drill bit use

the pilot hole or dimple as a guide and

begin to cut your hole

try to do as much cutting as possible

underwater this will keep the dust to a

minimum and make your drill bits last