Auger bit



an auger having a square tang at its upper end and rotated by a brace, used for boring through wood.
Historical Examples

Fig. 1765 represents the auger bit, which is provided with a conical screw s which pulls it forward into the wood.
Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II Joshua Rose

In working with thin wood, the auger bit is very apt to split it, especially brittle woods, like red gum.
Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster

The auger bit is for the same purpose, and is used in the same manner.
Every Boy’s Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements Various

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