How to Drill A Straight Pilot Hole Without a Bit

By HomeAdvisor

Updated May 18, 2020

How to Drill a Hole Without a Bit

You don’t always need power tools to hang photos. 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.

Tips on Drilling a Straight Hole

  1. Get two old pieces of wood from your local home improvement store.
  2. Glue the two pieces of wood at a 90-degree angle using wood glue.
  3. Let it dry.
  4. Use the corner as a guide for your drill bit or nail.

No Comments Yet

Are You Familiar With This Topic? Share Your Experience.

Compare quotes from up to 4 pros
Find Local Pros