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Project by majuvla posted 03-05-2017 01:33 PM 1141 views 3 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not exactly ’’Rockler’’ alike, but, I’ve done my best with recources available here.
Wide T tracks from e-bay, fence T tracks – I cut groove on squared Al profile, T bolts made of srew (modified) and washer.
Clamps were made of walnut with bicycle rubber glued for greater friction at clamping.
In center there is 50mm diameter playwood insert which is replacable when worned out.
I put some nuts in the middle section to fasten external clamp for very small pieces.
Bellow, ofcourse, I used space to make drawer. Bellow drill press, there is another drawer and my scrollsaw storage space.
All on wheels as another power tools in my shop.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 03-05-2017 01:40 PM

Great looking table, drawer is a great idea, I will have to get to work on one, I have a large floor model one so room is not a problem. Taking the time to do it is only my problem.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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mafe

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#2 posted 03-05-2017 01:49 PM

Fine table, this will make life more easy.
Looks like it will be a joy to drill from now.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#3 posted 03-05-2017 02:06 PM

This turned out really nice Ivan! Sometimes it’s better to make it yourself. That way you make it to fit your needs.
I like how you used bike rubber for better grip. Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 03-05-2017 02:16 PM

Looks very useful, Ivan. You will surely enjoy having this in the shop.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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ZAGREB

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#5 posted 03-05-2017 02:31 PM

dobra stvar stari moj,
pazi da ti ostane mjesta za tokarilicu
pozdrav do ńćetvrtka

-- bambi

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 03-05-2017 02:40 PM

This table will be a great compliment to your drill press. Well thought out with the bells and whistles.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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splintergroup

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#7 posted 03-05-2017 02:44 PM

Nice home-made addition to your drill press Ivan.

The drawer location is excellent, you can keep all your accessories within easy reach.

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snoman

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#8 posted 03-05-2017 04:25 PM

nice job my friend. Now, get to work!

snoman

-- "just be yourself, everyone else is taken"....Oscar Wilde

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 03-05-2017 04:55 PM

Ivan, this is a real nice drill press table and you did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Diggerjacks

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#10 posted 03-05-2017 05:41 PM

Hello Ivan

Good job on it.
Using a central clamp for small pieces is really a must : a very good idea

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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woodreamer

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#11 posted 03-05-2017 05:52 PM

It turned out great!. I think it’s time I started working on my own table. Thanks or the inspiration.

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702

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Druid

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#12 posted 03-05-2017 07:28 PM

Nicely done Ivan, and it does exactly what you want it to.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#13 posted 03-05-2017 08:36 PM

Really great job Ivan, I’m a little envious. Really smart!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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builtinbkyn

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#14 posted 03-05-2017 08:46 PM

Nice work Ivan. I like the idea about having the ability to bolt a clamping device for small pieces. I’ll have to look into that :)

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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steliart

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#15 posted 03-05-2017 10:57 PM

nice… love those clamps !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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