When you need to some drilling in brick, concrete, stone, or any sort of masonry the job will require a specialty tool known as a a hammer drill. This tool is similar to your average drill in that it rotates clock and counterclock wise. The major difference is that hammer drills also have a forward action hammering the drill bit so that it will penetrate the masonry.
Our good friends over at the Handyguys Podcast recently did a video on the three different types of hammer drills available to consumers. Paul and Brian delve into great detail about the features and benefits of each type. Check out their hammer drill analysis below:
Do you have any experience with hammer drills? What sort of projects have you needed to use one for?