Before you start, you will need some way to elevate
yourself. Some folks use ladders, but I find that a pickup truck is
perfect. A ladder tends to be unstable. With a pickup, when you add
a stick of PVC to your drillpipe, you can start out drilling from the tailgate
of the truck. Then, as you progress downward you can close the tailgate
and stand on the ground. Don't wear your best shoes.
Connect the hoses and place the handle at a comfortable level. It works
best if you can have someone turn the water on for you.
READY TO START
The video below shows the first part of a well being drilled using PVC for a
drillpipe and two water hoses for