New Tools

New 3/8" thru 1/2" V-DrillGuide®. Guide prevents drill from drifting off center on round and cornered materials.  Standard sizes available.

Drill Guides

Drill guide automatically aligns drill bit with the work surface for precision alignment similar to a drill press. Can be used on corners, round and flat parts.

 About Big Gator Tools:

Big Gator Tools was established in 2005 and is now marketing the most universal patented drill and tap guides ever sold. We offer 7 guides that are all made from a special nickel alloyed steel that is heat treated for durability. Our guides are 100% American made quality and have a Lifetime Warranty on every guide. Check out more information on guides and videos below.


Big Gator Tools recently accepted an award from Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) 2013 Innovation Awards. Big Gator Tools won in the tool accessories category for their V-DrillGuide® and V-TapGuide®.

Drill & Tap Into the Future

Tools In Action

www.toolsinaction.com checks out the V-TapGuide® and V-DrillGuide® from Big Gator Tools.

New Metalworker

Tom Hintz, owner/publisher of www.NewMetalworker.com made this video as part of an independent review of the Big Gator drill and tap guides. Please note that the tap guides do not need to be clamped in place like in the video to hand tap.


Tap Guide

Tap guide automatically aligns tap with work surface for precision alignment to drilled hole. Guide reduces tap breakage due to improper alignment to drilled hole.

STI Guide

Designed for Heli-coil® type taps used with Heli-coil® inserts. STI (Screw Thread Insert V-TapGuide® is offered in coarse and fine standard sizes. Natural steel finish. 


  • All guides are made from a special nickel alloyed steel that is heat treated for durability.
  • 90 degree "V-groove" design allows perpendicular alignment on round and cornered material.
  • The guides feature a precision ground base to assure stability and accurate perpendicular alignment of drill bits on flat surfaces.
  • Can be used on flat surfaces, round parts and corners.
  • Lifetime Warranty on every guide.
  • 100% American made quality.
  • Portable, pocket-sized.
  • Natural steel finish.
  • 7 guide options

About the Guides