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Auger drill bit stop DIY post
in less than an hour!

Yesterday Brit Andy posted some pictures of deep stops for auger bits, I do have a deep stop as you can read in his blog, but I always like to take the challenge of making tools that everyone else can make after and so I spend an hour today, and here comes the result.

You can see the full DIY on the blog here: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/26269


Here the drawing after writing with Andy.

Pictures:
1. Mounted and ready to use.
2. Setting the deepness.
3. Drill (the deep stop will turn with it).
4. When there are touch down stop.
5. The parts are a dowel, a piece of wood and a screw and nut.
6. Here my Eclipse stop that started the discussion.

As you could see this is a fast and easy project, I spend more time making the blog than the deep stop….

_Hope it can be to some inspiration, perhaps some stops,

Best thoughts,

MaFe

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





15 comments so far

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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 981 days ago

:-) I´m sure you made it when Andy posted the picture´s

thank´s Mads :-)

Dennis

ps….. no pibe :-)

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mafe

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#2 posted 981 days ago

Here is the upgraded Version II
Telescopic sight, compass to find the hole, laser next to the hole…, background music pod, reflex for safety…
I call this version bull’s eye.

Just for the once that thought I fell asleep..
Yes you may laugh.

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

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SASmith

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#3 posted 981 days ago

Very clever.
Thank you for taking the time to put this together.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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mafe

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#4 posted 981 days ago

SAS, I hope it was version one we speak of… Thank you.

Dennis, no pipe, I try to look more modern – ;-)_o~

Smiles,
Mads

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

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KnotCurser

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#5 posted 981 days ago

Mafe,

If I am correct, doesn’t the stop spin with the bit?

If so, would it be effective on thinner pieces of stock? I think it might drop down when going out over the edge and then hit the side of the piece.

Just wondering…........

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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llwynog

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#6 posted 981 days ago

Hi Mads,
Another idea for your Mark II setup : you could also add a gyroscope, or failing that a USB connector to use the gyroscope of some smartphone or another.
You could also make a fortune by writing a smart phone application to tell you if your brace is vertical.
;-)

-- Fabrice - "On est bien bête mais on sent bien quand on se fait mal" - my grandfather

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 981 days ago

Mads, you crack me up!! Way to go, buddy!..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jusfine

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#8 posted 981 days ago

Sweet! I like it! Especially if it spins…

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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Schwieb

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#9 posted 981 days ago

Ok Mads it works, and as always cleverly made, but I see another way or two. But in the end, in a drive to get things done I would probably use masking tape and consider it good enough.

Ok I’m ready for the flack….......

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 980 days ago

Nice work and too funny Mads. I like both of them.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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mafe

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#11 posted 980 days ago

Hi guys,

KnotCurser, since the bit is hand powered the speed is not so fast that it will get stocked any where so I consider it not a problem at all, but yes if you are really fast and the hole is really close. But you can move the stick in and place it close to the drill in this version.

Fabrice , gyroscope yes the wedding ring…

ken90712, I might just stay with version one…

Jim, then it was done for a good reason ;-)_o~

Ken, I look forward to see your ideas… I also use a piece of masking tape, even on my electric powered drills.

Randy, it do spin and that acually looks quite cool.

Thank you guys for the comments, this little post did manage to bring some smiles, so a special thanks to Andy,
Mads

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

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kiefer

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#12 posted 975 days ago

Version 2 is missing sonar and dust extraction ,how could you miss that ! LOL
Are we having fun yet ?
I will stick with version 1 and masking tape until you get this perfect .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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mafe

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#13 posted 975 days ago

;-) dam… I knew I forgot something.

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#14 posted 975 days ago

will you borrow a sonar with colour camera ….?
I know what boat in the harbor that have it …. :-)

Dennis

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mafe

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#15 posted 975 days ago

;-)

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

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