An electric drill is used to be the most common power tool and now is a perfect choice for repair tasks around the home and DIY projects. In Simple electric drills, there is no compact mode and they are not suitable for making holes in concrete walls. Instead they are great for drilling in soft metal, wood and plastic. An electric drill is a tool that is designed to drill holes and some of them are equipped with speed control and Belt clip. They are available in different sizes , shapes and voltages.