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I was looking at few videos on "how to screw in MDF". I found the one which I needeed. Unfortunately he didn't mention which drill bit he was using.

Here is the photo of it.

Drill bit for MDF

I am looking to buy it from Lowes/Homedepot. Anyone knows what is it called?

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    in most materials you can get similar results by using a bit larger than the screwhead and drilling over the hole until the scraped-away circle is just slightly smaller then the screw head. Tightening the screw will smoosh the last remaining material into place and leave a flush professional result. They are much cheaper at harbor fright, and the quality is fine for the occasional uses homeowners need.
    – dandavis
    Aug 19, 2021 at 18:34
  • Thanks. I didn't know about Harbor Freight. Just now looked and it is way cheaper than home Depot. Aug 19, 2021 at 19:43
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    @RakeshJuyal: just be careful, those low prices sometimes come with a serious cost. i.imgur.com/oAOR6gr.jpeg and i.imgur.com/V7tWNgq.jpeg Aug 19, 2021 at 23:06
  • "Harbor Fright" That's a funny typo, @dandavis!!!
    – FreeMan
    Aug 20, 2021 at 15:13
  • @whatsisname That's a good flow chart. Of course, I'd go directly from "Is this motorized" to "buy something else". I figure I'm buying a HF tool for a specific purpose - so long as it is functional for, and lasts the duration of, the task at hand, I'm happy. If I get additional use out of it, BONUS! That said, I've had some really good deals there on tools that have lasted quite a while.
    – FreeMan
    Aug 20, 2021 at 15:16

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That bit is a countersinking bit.

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