forstner-bit

Forstner bit

[fawrst-ner]
noun Carpentry.
a bit for drilling blind holes, guided from the rim rather than from the center to permit it to enter the wood at an oblique angle.


Origin:
1900–05; after Benjamin Forstner, its inventor

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