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Project by johnstoneb posted 12-19-2014 04:59 PM 1952 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I finally got tired of working around the small standard table that my drill press had and made a drill press table for it.
I should have done this a long time ago. Really made things easier to line up and use my drill press. It is made from baltic birch plywood.
The plans for it were in the July 2004 Wood magazine.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





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handsawgeek

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#1 posted 12-19-2014 06:14 PM

That is really nice.
It’s a shame that manufacturers of drill presses do not introduce and market tables that cater to the woodworker. All tables manufactured still follow the old metal working standards.

-- Ed

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 12-19-2014 06:14 PM

Looks great—I’ll bet those t-tacks will come in handy.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Rick Dennington

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#3 posted 12-19-2014 08:35 PM

I made this table about 15 years ago from I think, the same Wood plans…But I added a couple of features to mine…I built a box to fit on the metal table, mounted the table top to it, with dust collection, and a drawer….Virtually the same style as yours, but different…..


-- My grandpa used to say: "Y'all come back when you can....come after dinner, and leave before supper.."

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crowie

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#4 posted 12-19-2014 09:05 PM

A very practical addition to the workshop, something I must do one day…
Thank you for the plan source…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#5 posted 12-20-2014 06:50 AM

Nice upgrade, Bruce!

-- God bless, Candy

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Brodan

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#6 posted 12-20-2014 12:42 PM

Very nice. I can see how this would simplifies safe set ups. I have to build one.

-- Dan, TN

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luv2learn

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#7 posted 12-20-2014 05:02 PM

Awesome upgrade Bruce, I like it.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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