Drill Powered Table Crank for a Drill Press/Pillar Drill

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Blog entry by Dan Thomas posted 06-08-2018 11:16 PM 1029 reads 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to build a new drill press table, but the crank on my drill press that raises and lowers the table gets in the way, and I end up having to cut out part of the table. Like this:

So I made a crank extension with a right-angle adapter that allows me to use my drill to raise and lower the table:

If you want to learn more, check out my YouTube video. Feel free to ask questions, or post comments!

Or go directly to the video:

-- Newbie Dan,

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#1 posted 06-09-2018 03:08 AM

Pretty clever.

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#2 posted 06-09-2018 01:02 PM

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