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Project by Jerry posted 08-17-2009 11:18 PM 2987 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This drill press table is made up of 2 layers of 3/4” MDF laminated with white Formica. I used the blue anodized t-track, hold downs and hardware from Rockler. Finished off the edges with some leftover scraps of Lyptus.
I should have made one of these years ago!!!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford





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Rob Drown

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#1 posted 08-17-2009 11:36 PM

That is a beauty!! Nice Job.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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jack1

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#2 posted 08-18-2009 12:04 AM

Nice and big! I like it. You did a great job. I wimped out and got the one that sears makes…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 08-18-2009 01:08 AM

Jerry, this is a fantastic table. I have never understood why manufacturers put out drill presses with tables that are so small. The stock tables are almost useless when it comes to woodworking so a table like this makes sense. But not only is it practical but it also looks good as well. The t-tracks and replaceable insert are nice features as well.

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

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 08-18-2009 01:11 AM

Nice looking table, enjoy using it and stay safe…Blkcherry

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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 08-18-2009 01:16 AM

very nice looking table. And very effective too the way you have it layed out..

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

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Innovator

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#6 posted 08-18-2009 01:22 AM

I like it, I had just picked up the MDF this morning to make one for myself.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 08-18-2009 07:52 AM

Nice table : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 08-18-2009 11:24 AM

Nice design and well built multi-functional table…......good job.

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Shan

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#9 posted 08-18-2009 05:02 PM

Nice Job. It looks like the hold downs will work great. I also like the replaceable insert

-- SeeWhatISaw

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 08-19-2009 02:29 AM

great job it should serve well

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jerry

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#11 posted 08-19-2009 01:12 PM

thank you everyone for the comments, this site is a grea place to find and share ideas….thanks again

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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Chris

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#12 posted 08-20-2009 05:24 AM

This is one of those things I keep telling myself I need to make – seeing this one might be enough to get me going. Looks great, and looks extremely useful.

-- Chris

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 04-01-2010 10:40 AM

Very well done!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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DamnYankee

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#14 posted 09-10-2011 11:13 PM

nicely and simply done…one of my must do.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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