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Thursday, 1 July 2010

And the FAMAG quiz winner is...


Many thanks to all who took part in our FAMAG quiz, the response was fantastic and the standard of entries very high so we did end up having to draw names out of a hat.

Before we announce the lucky winner here are the correct answers:

  1. Who invented the Forstner Bit and when? Benjamin Forstner - 1874.

  2. What are the smallest and largest diameters of bits in the 3500 series? 3mm and 30mm.

  3. What do the letters F, A and M stand for in FAMAG? Friedrich August Mühlhoff.

  4. Should a plug cutter ideally be used in the middle of a board or close to an edge? Close to the edge.

  5. I want to bore through timber, thin metal and brickwork in a single pass, which series of FAMAG bits should I use? FAMAG 2183 Multi-purpose bits.

  6. What range of bit sizes will a 2202.000 Vario countersink fit?3mm and 8mm.

  7. The photo above shows a set of hollow Bormax forstner bits that allow the centre pin to be replaced with a standard drill bit. In what situation would this be useful?Drilling a hole at an angle.

  8. Bormax3 are the only carbide tipped forstners in the world that can be used safely in which type of drill? Freehand.

  9. I want to drill a hole in some Lignum Vitae, should I use CV or HSS-G bits? HSS-G.

  10. In which German town have FAMAG been continuously producing drill tooling since 1865? Remscheid.

And so, without further ado...

The winner of the Workshop Heaven FAMAG Quiz is... Alastair Hislop!

Congratulations Alastair and well done to all who entered.

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