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Drill press table with very simple fence system.
-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn
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#1 posted 01-07-2010 11:28 PM
Great tip thanks
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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?
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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.
Eric in Florida.
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#4 posted 01-08-2010 02:43 AM
Nice size work surface.And that fence & stop are nice!Good Job.
-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford
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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.
#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.
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#7 posted 01-08-2010 03:55 AM
-- 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?
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
#11 posted 09-08-2010 12:59 AM
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.
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