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  • use a punch to set a dimple for drilling a hole
  • use proper size drill matching to the desired tap
  • thread the hole using the tap with cutting oil
  • go slow, forward 1/2 turn or so and reverse 1/4 turn, repeat until completely threaded
  • Clean materiel from hole
  • Using a Die is similar

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Its not really all that complicated, I have found the steps on this site to be very easy to follow. http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/how-to-use-a-tap-and-die-set/index.html

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