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Project by Bricofleur posted 09-09-2011 07:51 PM 2468 views 15 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Vise clamps are the way to go to clamp stock on the drill press table since they are easy to use and the quick clamp action is fast.

To save the hassel of mounting them through the slots of the original metal drill press table I made this sub-base suited to set the vise clamps fast without unthreading the eye-bolt. The only thing to do is to loosen it and tighten it after inserting the vise clamp in one of the surrounding slots made in the sub-base.

More details on this page of my blog.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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#1 posted 09-09-2011 08:36 PM

That’s a good idea and looks like it will improve your work a lots. Those clamps have a lot of holding power.

-- 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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#2 posted 09-09-2011 08:42 PM

I really like this idea. Another great one

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#3 posted 09-10-2011 04:49 AM

that’ll work

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#4 posted 09-11-2011 02:15 AM

Thanks for sharing this design. I really like the flexibility your design affords for the type of woods that I use. This is one I’m going to try.

TZH

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#5 posted 09-11-2011 01:21 PM

Thanks for great idea!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 09-11-2011 05:26 PM

Great idea!
I love those clamps, they are like to have a extra hand.
Clever way to use them.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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#7 posted 09-23-2011 07:20 PM

i definitely need to upgrade my press with a table like this.

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#8 posted 01-05-2012 02:37 AM

Love it! i think ill make one.

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#9 posted 03-18-2012 03:19 AM

Another project for Mikey! Thanks for sharing.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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