Drill Press Table

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Project by jaysuzi posted 08-26-2013 10:48 PM 1949 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First let me thank Alex Harris “ThisWoodwork” for his video on YouTube. A lot of the ideas for this table came from his design.

This is my version of it and so far I am very pleased with it. It was all made from material that I had on hand – including the knobs which I picked up a bunch from Grizzly for $0.25 each.

The third picture shows some of the accessories I made for it, including a shorter fence and some wedges that side into groves on the bottom of the table (4th picture) which let’s me tilt it from back to front. With this, I was able to drill nice consistent 11 degree holes for hanging my wrenches. With the markings right on the table, I was able to do this with no measuring and took me about a minute each. Maybe I should mass produce them :-)

-- Jay in Pennsylvania,

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#1 posted 08-26-2013 11:07 PM

Looks great, I am currently looking for ideas to spruce up my DP table.

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#2 posted 08-27-2013 12:30 AM

You’ve for some great features.

Good build.

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#3 posted 08-27-2013 01:40 AM

Well done, that looks like a handy little drill press table.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 08-27-2013 03:02 AM

Nice looking table. You are going to get a lot of use out of that. Enjoy.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#5 posted 08-27-2013 06:24 PM

Thanks for sharing! I see you are getting projects done in a jiffy where before you weren’t.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 08-28-2013 11:31 PM

Thanks for sharing – great ideas !

-- Greg Simon

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