LumberJocks

Safer Drill Press Auxiliairy Table

  • Advertise with us
Project by Bricofleur posted 1085 days ago 2433 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





9 comments so far

View helluvawreck's profile (online now)

helluvawreck

15627 posts in 1501 days


#1 posted 1085 days ago

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

View Kent Shepherd's profile

Kent Shepherd

2698 posts in 1920 days


#2 posted 1085 days ago

I really like this idea. Another great one

Thanks

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

View Roger's profile

Roger

14388 posts in 1438 days


#3 posted 1085 days ago

that’ll work

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

View TZH's profile

TZH

421 posts in 1774 days


#4 posted 1084 days ago

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

-- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dead-Wood-Renaissance/361417090585685

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3336 posts in 1502 days


#5 posted 1084 days ago

Thanks for great idea!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View mafe's profile

mafe

9492 posts in 1723 days


#6 posted 1084 days ago

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.

View flippedcracker's profile

flippedcracker

91 posts in 1087 days


#7 posted 1071 days ago

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

View MitchMan's profile

MitchMan

75 posts in 983 days


#8 posted 968 days ago

Love it! i think ill make one.

View MT_Stringer's profile

MT_Stringer

1855 posts in 1865 days


#9 posted 895 days ago

Another project for Mikey! Thanks for sharing.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase