Morrison/Clico No.86 Fence Auger Bit Set of 9

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New/old stock from the Clico (formerly Morrisons) factory at Burton Weir Works in Sheffield, England.

Scotch nose bits are suitable for use in all types of hardwood and softwood, green or seasoned alike, as long as you stay a couple of inches in from the ends they will bore into just about anything. The hole produced usually isn't quite as clean as you might get with a Jennings bit, but if you want a perfectly straight hole through a tree, or a beam, or a fencepost these aggressive bits will give you just that.

As well as being very strong, those rearward facing spurs are completely unaffected by grain direction or imperfections in the wood. Scotch nose bits are typically not quite as finely finished as other types, they are a bit more agricultural which is reflected in the price.

Individual bits may be stamped with either Clico or Morrisons on the shank, others may not have a marking at all but they are all the same product made by the same people in the same place. Some may have protective wax on the tips, others may not. After over a decade in storage, there may be a touch of surface rust, dirt or minor blemishes.

Please do not drill past length of flute as this may result in breakage.

Set contains:

3/8", 7/16", 1/2", 9/16", 5/8", 3/4", 7/8", 1", 1-1/4"

Overall length: 12" approx

Twist depth: 8" approx