Masonry Drill Bit

Sharpen the insert so the point angle is as noted below.

Point Angle Clearance Angle Notes
130º

Grind the bit so that it has a 2-facet grind (the primary facet). No secondary facet is needed, and would probably weaken the bit's insert.


Good videos showing the use of the Tormek DBS-22 Drill Bit Sharpening Attachment:


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