drill press and router table t-tracks

  • Advertise with us
Project by RJ2 posted 08-20-2010 05:19 PM 2199 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Took a computer component rack apart, they are built with about 75 ft of double t-track . Made tables for the drill presses and fence system for the onsruds. I swing the arms out of the way and utilize the onsruds for many different operations now after welding in a height level adjustment on the foot pedals . Also put a track on the bandsaw deck for do circle jigs and back fence for the powermatic mortice mch. made my own knobs , also put linear screw shaft motors on the drill press tables to raise and lower by buttons. Cheap and effective way to get more out of the tools I have . Working on the circle jig for the 24” tannewitz , just finished adjustable fence on the dual 12” delta radial saws ( one dado)


4 comments so far

View PurpLev's profile


8547 posts in 3847 days

#1 posted 08-20-2010 05:28 PM

cool idea and a good recycling of very useful components

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

View Albert's profile


516 posts in 3788 days

#2 posted 08-20-2010 05:32 PM

Good idea, also – - – I like your basement workshop!

View Knothead62's profile


2600 posts in 3160 days

#3 posted 08-20-2010 05:57 PM

That’s a mighty big basement! I’m impressed with all your machines. I’m thinking of what I could do with that set-up. Good ideas for the DP and RT! Got mine on my to-do list.

View mafe's profile


11741 posts in 3288 days

#4 posted 08-20-2010 07:41 PM

Really good idea to get the tracks from old computer racks.
I got mine from a guy who had build a cnc cutter, and had 20 meters he did not need, so he gave me them for nothing…
Yes, it’s quite a workshop, what are you making there?
Thanks for sharing,

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics