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Drill press table w/ storage

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Project by Revrand1 posted 03-18-2018 11:01 PM 749 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Decided to reduce the pile of off cut plywood that had been steadily growing in my shop. This drill press table is built from plans I downloaded from dpmakestuff.com. I like the design because it’s not complicated, but adds functional storage for my drill bits, attachments etc…I still need to make the fence, which will also have a t-track with a sliding stop. All in all, it was a quick and fun build that will come in handy as I look towards other projects I want to tackle… thanks for looking!





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Joe

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#1 posted 03-18-2018 11:08 PM

Great storage cabinet, you’ll get lots of use from that table over the years.

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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Knockonit

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#2 posted 03-18-2018 11:23 PM

boy howdy, thats a helluva idea, jeebus, you guys keep coming up with ideas that have me making storage and work spots instead of projects.

thanks for that.
Rj in az.

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#3 posted 03-19-2018 04:21 AM

Smart! Did you make a fence?

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

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#4 posted 03-19-2018 12:33 PM

Cute little drawers.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 03-19-2018 01:01 PM

Looks nice….how do you adjust the table up and down. It looks like the table might interfere with the crank.

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Revrand1

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#6 posted 03-19-2018 01:13 PM

Ivan...yes, the drawers are smallish, but they do hold all the stuff I have and need at the drill press. Redoak49…Based on the cabinet height and where it sits on the standard drill press table, the crank does not interfere with the table. That said, I still need to get the drillpress on a mobile base, which will make acessing the crank a bit easier…Thanks for your comments!

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#7 posted 03-19-2018 04:47 PM

Thats nice.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 03-19-2018 06:24 PM

You did a nice job on this drill press table. Nice work!

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

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