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What is a wood boring auger?

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An example of an auger bit A wood boring auger is a spiral-shaped drill bit that is designed specifically for boring clean, deep holes in wood.
An auger bit in a cordless drill driver This is the standard type of auger bit used in DIY, and can be used with hand drills, power drills and drill presses.
A DIYer drilling through a roof rafter in a confined space Stubby wood augers can be used in confined spaces where it is not possible to fit a regular bit.
A builder using an auger bit on a construction site Although less popular than some other woodworking bits in the home, augers are often used by construction workers, where drilling to  a greater depth is more often required.