Asked by: Ernestas Kalekin
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th June, 2020

Do I need a drill or electric screwdriver?

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For the most part, electric screwdrivers are less powerful and they are known for having less torque than a drill. Drills are usually equipped with motors that can be over 20 V and therefore can handle heavy duty jobs no problem at all.

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Beside this, is an electric screwdriver the same as a drill?

A power drill or electric drill (the terms are interchangeable in most contexts) has a gripping chuck to hold the bit. An electric or power screwdriver, on the other hand, has no chuck, only a socket to accept screwdriver bits. It should, however, have a reverse function and, usually, variable speed.

Likewise, can an electric drill be used as a screwdriver? However, can an electric drill actually be used to turn screws, as with a screwdriver? The short answer to this question is Yes! That is because you need to be able to control the speed of the screwdriver. Also, you need to be able to reverse the rotation of the drill to tighten and loosen the screws.

Also to know, can I use a screwdriver instead of a drill?

You can use an electric cordless screwdriver as a drill. However, a powered screwdriver doesn't have the full range of functions or the capability of a good power drill and you do need to use the correct screwdriver drill bits. To all intents and purposes, a drill and a screwdriver work the same.

How do you drill a hole without a power tool?

Here's how to set a screw without a power drill:

  1. Find a nail. Locate a nail that is smaller than your screw.
  2. Puncture your wall. Drive the nail into the wall far enough to make a hole.
  3. Remove the nail. Remove the nail and insert the screw.

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