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New Drill Press Table and Rolling Tool Box Cart

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Project by Kurt T. Kneller posted 04-23-2017 07:53 PM 934 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this drill press table from left over goods from various projects. The fence is from my old router table top from Rockler, t-track is by Incra, cam locks are from Rockler. The deck is 34 1/2” X 17 1/2”. Nice and roomy, flat, level and sturdy. Should make life easier. The rolling tool box cart was also built from left overs. I just got so tired of reaching to overhead shelves to pull down a tool box, the one with all my air nails are pretty heavy. The majority of the tool boxes are from Harbor Freight and have multiple bins, which are real handy. The tool boxes go on sale and you get get them for around $5 a piece, normally there are around $8. What’s nice about the cart is, I can either park it anywhere in the shop, or roll it to the bench.

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pottz

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#1 posted 04-23-2017 08:50 PM

nice job kurt looks very similar to the rockler top I have,i nice big table like that is perfect for wood working.you got any ideas or solutions for dust pickup,looks like your doing what I am,but its just hard to get the hose were you need it.

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Rayne

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#2 posted 04-24-2017 12:41 AM

I just recently discovered those Harbor Freight boxes and love them. I have 2 at the moment and have others from HD that I made a wall mounted case for, but the HF ones have removable bins, so I’m debating going your route right now.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 04-24-2017 01:56 AM

Nice handle table for your drill press!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 04-24-2017 05:44 PM

This is a very nice drill press table. It’s nicely done and looks very efficient. It will be a fine addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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woodbutcherbynight

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#5 posted 04-25-2017 03:02 AM

Good idea on the box cart. I had mine scattered in various drawers until I got some metal ones. For our favorite price of FREE. LOL

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