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Jim Doiron

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Re: Repotting workshop
« Reply #30 on: April 03, 2012, 04:50 PM »
It was fun time and John didn't yell at me once while I potentially screwed up repotting his trees, although I was demoted to water sprayer for the hole drilling.  ;D
 

MatsuBonsai

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Re: Repotting workshop
« Reply #31 on: April 03, 2012, 08:30 PM »
And a fine job you did with the water!
 

Adair M

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Re: Repotting workshop
« Reply #32 on: April 21, 2012, 04:33 PM »
Matsu,

Some of my older pots don't have wiring holes, and they're large enough that I think they would really benefit from them.  I don't have a drill press, but I do have an electric drill.  What bits do you use?  Regular masonry bit?

I don't have any super valuable antique pots, but are there some you would not drill?  Does drilling lower the value of a pot?
 

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Re: Repotting workshop
« Reply #33 on: April 21, 2012, 05:38 PM »
I wouldn't drill any of significant value. Risk of breakage. Probably lowers the value since just wiping off patina has a negative effect on value.

Just a diamond tipped hole saw.  Electric drill should be fine.