Drilling for an Eye-bolt

Drilling holes in Precision Board has many similarities to wood. However, there are some differences that should be noted. This blog will feature step one of two for hanging a sign using an eye-bolt. Here is a step-by-step picture and video guide to show you how to drill a proper hole in Precision Board to hang from an eye-bolt.

  1. Measure the eye-bolt.


  1. Mark the spade drill bit for the length of your eye-bolt, PLUS ¼ of an inch.


  1. Mark the drill bit for a stopping point reference.


  1. Measure and mark equidistant cross hatches for accurate drilling points.

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  1. Drill into the Precision Board ensuring your drill is straight and accurate down to the mark on your drill bit.

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  1. Clear away chips and enjoy your finished product!

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Stay tuned next week to find out how to insert the eye-bolt using our two-part epoxy.

To learn more about Precision Board’s strength, check out the testing completed by West System epoxy.