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Shelf for my new Benchtop Drill Press

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Project by jerrells posted 706 days ago 1675 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to add a bench top drill press to my shop – however the bench top had no room. I did have this small area at the end of the bench but, and the reason for the angled corner, was ny SUV still need to fit in the garage. Made out of 3/4 by 3” wood, all doubled in thickness. The top is two layers of 3/4 MDF. It was solid as a rock when I finished however I did add a stiff leg, just to make sure.

I still need to rearrange the clamps that were stored above this space however that is another day.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





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Keith Fenton

307 posts in 1418 days


#1 posted 706 days ago

You just need to get a smaller car so that you can fit some more benches in your garage!

-- Scroll saw patterns @ http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com

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Brandon

4134 posts in 1450 days


#2 posted 706 days ago

Nice bench! Once I purchased a full-sized table saw, there was no more parking in the car. :-)

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Martyroc

2708 posts in 804 days


#3 posted 705 days ago

Very nice, my cars no longer know what the inside of the garage is. The wife wants stuff, so she has to clean the snow off her car now to get it :) If she reads this I am probably sleeping in the shop tonight, LOL

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

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hjt

765 posts in 1636 days


#4 posted 705 days ago

Very good – I need to made a better home for my drill press, yet one more project to start and then complete!! The “stiff” leg was a good add on.

Marty – funny stuff, good to know the wife can clean off her own car. Life’s a trade off.

-- Harold

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

7180 posts in 1418 days


#5 posted 705 days ago

That is awesome! It is amazing what we can do to make things fit, isn’t it? Great job!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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