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Project by Jerry posted 02-10-2012 04:06 PM 2505 views 27 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently re-did my drill press top, may make a few modifications as I see what else I need.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.





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joshtank

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#1 posted 02-10-2012 04:13 PM

jealous. that is awesome. i know at some point it’d want something like this. first to get a ‘real’ drill press.

-- Josh - Jacksonville, FL, http://jubinsky.wordpress.com

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 02-10-2012 04:27 PM

Very nice.
Good size as well.
I could do with doing the same.
jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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BarbS

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#3 posted 02-10-2012 04:41 PM

Super-fancy drill press table! That will be your pride and joy for many years, I think. Very nice looking shop, too.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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JohnMeeley

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#4 posted 02-10-2012 08:58 PM

Great use of space underneath. Looks nice.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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doncutlip

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#5 posted 02-10-2012 10:05 PM

Great looking drill press table

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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redryder

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#6 posted 02-10-2012 10:57 PM

The under table storage has to be handy…..........

-- mike...............

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cutmantom

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#7 posted 02-10-2012 11:08 PM

how did you deal with the elevation handle clearance

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Martyroc

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#8 posted 02-10-2012 11:20 PM

Now that’s a drill press tabletop! Very nice I will need to steal this design.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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jeff

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#9 posted 02-11-2012 04:05 AM

nice job and good looking drill press table.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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Vrtigo1

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#10 posted 02-11-2012 04:06 AM

Every time I use my drill press I tell myself I need to make a table for it so I don’t have to rely on the tiny one it came with. I will definitely bookmark this project for inspiration when I finally get around to building one!

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 02-11-2012 02:38 PM

Nice work looks great and functional!

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

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Jerry

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#12 posted 02-12-2012 05:57 PM

The elevation handle challange is delt with by being able to flip the fencr do that the shorter bottom side becomes the upright side and the higher upright side becomes the bottom side, just drilled two holes in each side so I could change it. See pic

This was taken before I finished the project.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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