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Project by SPHinTampa posted 01-07-2010 11:27 PM 2027 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Drill press table with very simple fence system.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn





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GMman

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#1 posted 01-07-2010 11:28 PM

Great tip thanks

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Cory

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#2 posted 01-08-2010 12:30 AM

Looks great, nice work.

I tried the aluminum angle fence for a while on my DP table, but got fed up with the fact that it was out of square. I looked at about 10 different pieces at the borgs and couldn’t find a single one that was good enough for me (and I’m not that picky).

Where did you find a good 90 degree piece of angle?

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#3 posted 01-08-2010 01:44 AM

Very nice. Thank you for sharing. I’m about to make one of these for myself and this gave me some ideas.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#4 posted 01-08-2010 02:43 AM

Nice size work surface.
And that fence & stop are nice!
Good Job.

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#5 posted 01-08-2010 03:12 AM

Very nice. I built one a couple weeks ago and have it on my bench in the wrong place. The other day I bent down to pick up something from the floor and you know the rest of the story. OUCH. Will take some photos and post. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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SPHinTampa

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#6 posted 01-08-2010 03:39 AM

I must have got lucky, I found a 90 deg angle at home depot after checking a couple with both a square and a Wixey angle gauge.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#7 posted 01-08-2010 03:55 AM

Nice work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 01-09-2010 08:36 AM

Nice, sure beats the small work surface they come with.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#9 posted 08-16-2010 05:50 PM

Sweet add on to the drill press.

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

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#10 posted 09-06-2010 08:20 PM

Shawn, Just curious about the mounting. I see the strips holdong from underneath, did you put the screws underneath the rails?

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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SPHinTampa

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#11 posted 09-08-2010 12:59 AM

CtL,

I countersunk the carriage bolt head into the table top and came up from the bottom. I think that you can see bolts in picture 2.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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