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Project by Chris posted 06-09-2015 02:04 PM 1572 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to all the Jocks that helped me trouble shoot in the middle of this project because my drill press handle was in the way. I got these plans from a youtube channel called ThisWoodwork .. so thank you for the detailed video. I have used this a couple times so far and it makes using the drill press so much easier!





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 06-09-2015 02:22 PM

This is a real nice drill press table and will be valuable in your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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DonSol

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#2 posted 06-10-2015 12:00 AM

I like it and I think i am going to make one. How thick is that insert?

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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DonSol

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#3 posted 06-10-2015 12:00 AM

I like it and I think i am going to make one. How thick is that insert?

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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gsimon

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#4 posted 06-10-2015 12:01 AM

perfect timing! making mine now and this helps – thanks for sharing

-- Greg Simon

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mariva57

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#5 posted 06-10-2015 12:33 AM

Well done, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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Pointer

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#6 posted 06-10-2015 02:10 AM

Very functional. I’m sure it will serve you well.

-- Joe - - When 10 million people believe in a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.

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Chris

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#7 posted 06-10-2015 02:57 AM

Thanks guys. To answer your question Don, I used two pieces of 1/2 MDF and laminated them together. I cut the place for the insert out before laminating the pieces together and just cut a bunch of inserts out of some more 1/2 inch MDF.

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PaulHWood

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#8 posted 06-10-2015 03:15 PM

Nice,

I have the same handle problem, but solved it by taking it off. On my list was to build an extension for the handle, but your idea is much better.

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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