Slapdash Drill Press Table

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Blog entry by WhiskeyWaters posted 12-22-2009 01:54 AM 1288 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Week before Christmas and I have two things to do. First, and most importantly, be the primary child-care giver this week (I’m off work, Momma ain’t) and two, build Christmas presents for five to ten family members.

My son is seven months old. No help there.

I had to make this today…

Slapdash Drill Press Table

And then shim it…

Shim it!

In order to make these tea candle holders…

Right now, the sun has set and I’ll be slapping some oil/varnish on ‘em and calling it a season.

-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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#1 posted 12-22-2009 01:56 AM

Nice job. Looks like your son cooperated…........LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#2 posted 12-22-2009 02:10 AM

For some reason I need a cigarette! Anybody got one?

-- If you think you can, or think you can't...your right!

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#3 posted 12-22-2009 02:12 AM

Nice job on the holders.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 12-22-2009 02:27 AM

WOW…look at that shop chair. Nice candle holders too. Is that a huge block of styrofoam?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 12-22-2009 02:45 AM

Yes – it’s a three foot square cube of styrofoam…don’t even ask how I got it.

I do have plans for it, though, which is why it’s still in my shop. Until then, it makes a fine semi-permanent-too-low assembly table, but just right for kicking your legs up for a beer ‘n’ smoke on a Texas night. Speaking of…I have an appointment to keep…

-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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#6 posted 12-22-2009 05:52 AM

Ahhhhh, a beer and a smoke. Such memories…

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#7 posted 12-22-2009 06:30 AM

You guys are great I love the pithy comments

-- Cosmicturner

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