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Project by andrewr79 posted 543 days ago 2518 views 4 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My better half bought me a little benchtop drill press for Christmas, which is a great addition to the workshop. I was lacking the bench space to store it though so built this little bench for it out of scrap that was around the workshop. It’s stable and as solid as a rock, and gives me a place to store all my drill bits and containers of fasteners too.

Basically I built two side frames, then joined them up and put a top and shelves in. It’s not the prettiest of joinery but I was trying to use up the scrap pile!

There’s a construction log over at my blog if anyone’s interested

http://thewoodworkgeek.wordpress.com/2013/01/01/building-a-drill-press-stand-part-1/
http://thewoodworkgeek.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/building-a-drill-press-stand-part-2/
http://thewoodworkgeek.wordpress.com/2013/01/20/building-a-drill-press-stand-part-3/

-- Visit my blog @ thewoodworkgeek.wordpress.com to see what I've been up to





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jackthelab

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#1 posted 543 days ago

Like it – nice simple design -nothing fancy but then again if it does the job, then great. Thanks for sharing – will make one for my benchtop press.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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BusterB

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#2 posted 542 days ago

I like it…..nice use of materials already on hand….good job

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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