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New Drill Press Table and Fence

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Project by Kevin posted 446 days ago 1397 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a new table pretty bad so finally put one together. The inspiration came from the one that Steve Ramsey built on wwmm here is a link. I made the fence a little different so I could have a stop block attached. I liked this table because it is pretty simple to build but has a lot of features. The replaceable center is nice to have. Thanks for looking.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 446 days ago

Nice work Kevin, should prove to be beneficial in your next project.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 446 days ago

Nice improvement Kevin! That should help make you work more enjoyable!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Ryan

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#3 posted 446 days ago

Very nice! I like the replaceable center piece. Can’t wait to check it out in a few weeks!

-- If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.

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Kevin

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#4 posted 446 days ago

Thanks Tom, Tony, and Ryan. One thing I was missing with the drill press was easy repeatability which I have now. This table is also larger than my old one which is nice. The old table didn’t even have a fence I would just clamp a board down as a fence if I needed it. Thanks for looking guys.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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kiefer

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#5 posted 446 days ago

Yes a nice table and the shop made tracks are a money saver too
Like the sliding sacrificial insert .
Great job Kevin ,enjoy the great addition to your drill press.

-- Kiefer 松

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Kevin

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#6 posted 445 days ago

Thanks Kiefer.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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