"Mine stripped quickly too. I bought Hitachi bits from Menards & never looked back.
Also rather than holding the drill like you normally would with the handle to the left or right. Turn the drill upside down,, cord or battery straight up. Just…"
"One suggestion. If the shelf is above eye level put the screws thru the top so you don't see them. Below eye level put them on the bottom side. This way you don't have to plug them & they are more easily removed in the future."
"Hi Luke. To cap it off I just meant to glue on a strip of hardwood to cover the plywood edge is all. I can't wait to see what you end up with.
PS-- That's way better than what I have. My saw sets on an old rolling tool cart my FIL gave…"