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Project by Airframer posted 08-03-2013 10:06 PM 1944 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have had my cheap little HF drill press attached to a corner of my work tables since I got it. That makes keeping that area clean a real PITA.

So this morning I used up some 0.25 culled lumber from HD that has been taking up space in my shop for a few months to knock together this cheap simple little stand for it that can be moved around and tucked away when not in use. I might put casters on it at some point but for now this is a big improvement over it’s old home.

Tools used.. a hand saw and hand drill.. total build time.. 2 hours.

It aint pretty but it works…

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"





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Don W

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#1 posted 08-04-2013 12:35 AM

I had a one of those drills for about 15 years. I gave it away after I got my floor model. For a cheap little drill it did great. I set mine on a bench. Nice work putting together a place for it.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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steliart

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#2 posted 08-04-2013 10:05 AM

If it works for you is the right thing to do, that’s all it matters… well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Mauricio

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#3 posted 08-05-2013 02:50 PM

That will work!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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