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Old 10th December 2019, 12:40
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Originally Posted by Jaguartvr View Post
Fitting a new leather interior and need to drill some fixing holes through it.
I am worried about drilling it in case the drill bit catches the leather and pulls it. I can't use a punch as the way it is made a punch probably will damage the GRP underneath.
Does anyone have any bright ideas?

Without seeing the application and knowing the size of hole/s you're creating, it is difficult to advise but a slow spiral drill will be less likely to snatch I would think and it is also good for drilling plastic/fibreglass afterwards...
Could you not just abrade a hole in the leather with a Dremmel and suitable cutting tool like a burr?
Also, you could always use an old fashioned hand drill for more control but then you would have no hands to keep the leather flat and tight whilst drilling.
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