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Project by Jon3 posted 06-10-2009 06:02 PM 3686 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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As I blogged, I built myself a drill press table. Mostly MDF, Laminate, lots of T-Track, and some Sipo banding to fancy it up.





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#1 posted 06-10-2009 06:43 PM

Very nice…..it looks great !!!!

-- Don S.E. OK

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#2 posted 06-10-2009 06:54 PM

Nice drillpress table Jon. I just bought some small drum sanders ( I think that’s the right word) to use in the drill press and I could sure use a table like yours with hole in it to sink the sanding drum into. Thanks for the inspiration!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 06-10-2009 09:11 PM

Thats a great idea, I need to build one mysellf. Looks great, love all the t tracks for clamps and back fence. Great job, Atta Boy AAAAA ++++++

-- Mark, Katy, Texas, Did they give Noah a hardtime about the wood boat in his driveway

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#4 posted 06-10-2009 10:25 PM

super job

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#5 posted 06-10-2009 11:03 PM

Anyone know a decently affordable place to buy t-track and accessories? I know you can b uy it all over the place, but anyone found a really good price?

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#6 posted 06-11-2009 01:07 AM

I’ve seen some elaborate DP tables, never quite saw the need for them. The straight forward design (such as yours) has never left me wanting. I have the same table more or less. A couple clamping jigs nearby have always made it work. The insert is a must. Didn’t do one in mine for a long time. A vac port (don’t have one in mine) is something I’ve wanted to add. The only other feature I’ve wanted to add was a T-track to one of the horizontal sides to help hold things vertically. Well done.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#7 posted 06-11-2009 01:07 AM

Jon, this is a wonderful addition to your shop. I really like the intersecting tracks that you put into it and the replaceable insert is an interesting addition as well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 06-11-2009 01:20 AM

Very nice job… I’ve got to make one of these… I’m using an old router table conversion…. Thanks for posting…

Rob

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#9 posted 06-11-2009 02:15 AM

Milo,

Try mcmaster-carr.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#t-tracks/=29fxzl

$10 for a 4 foot section. =)

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