Tapered to the point to pre-drill for wood screws. To cut wood and plastics in one operation for the thread and shank of wood screws. Taper point drills are made of high speed steel to hold their sharp cutting edges longer. Made in standard size to fit all types of countersinks and counterbores, with size and length to match most popular wood screws. Recommended for most jobs, whether in a drill press or in hand held equipment.