Drill press stand/cart.

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Project by mpatrick posted 1404 days ago 4434 views 11 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

New here and this is the first project I have posted.

I bought a drill press and table from HF on Saturday so i can install my delta t2 fence that should arrive tomorrow, got home and decided it needed a cart to sit on top of. Also needed a place to store the accessories. Drawer is extra tall so i can open my drill bit case while its still in the drawer. All 3/4 ply with pine banding. The back panel is pegboard and hardboard i had left over, you can never have enough pegboard if you ask me.

-- Michael...Houston, Texas

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#1 posted 1404 days ago

Nice little cart.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 1404 days ago

Nice cart and welcometo lj

-- Jeff,

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#3 posted 1404 days ago

Looks good. Simple and to the point.

-- Eric, Seattle Washington - Sawdust Maker

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#4 posted 1404 days ago

Nice job.

-- Chuck Anstrom - Virginia

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#5 posted 1404 days ago

Welcome to LJ! nice job on the drill press stand.

I have one, I think just like the drill press, but mounted on a bench. I like the drill press but the bench is too high for it. The plan has it being relocated to a stand built just for it. The sooner the better. You will like this forum a great bunch of guys, in spite of themselves. More knowledge than any encyclopedia is represented here.

-- BobG, Lowell, Arkansas--------My goal in life is to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am! Make more saw dust!!

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#6 posted 1404 days ago

I think I will have to copy something like that. I sure could use it.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#7 posted 1404 days ago

thanks everybody…just a note thing is a little top heavy so some extra weight in the bottom wouldn’t hurt. My plan as of now is too just add some more drawers.

-- Michael...Houston, Texas

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#8 posted 1381 days ago

Nice clean lines, well done.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#9 posted 927 days ago

mpatrick, I am in need of a drill press cart also but am having difficulty trying to figure out how high to make it. How tall is yours and how tall are you. I ask your height as I am short at 5’5”. Do you find the height of yours to be comfortable or would you change it if you had to do it over.


-- Allan, Baltimore MD

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#10 posted 842 days ago

Been looking at HF Drill Presses – Which model is that, and also how do you like it thus far?

I will probably be copying your cabinet. Nice Work.

-- Ryan - Bethel Park, PA

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