Finally Finished Drill Press Table/Lift/Cabinet

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Project by sonnyr posted 10-02-2013 11:48 PM 2426 views 13 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was started last year around July. It was finally finished today, so here’s some pictures. I originally posted this as a “Forum” item last year under “Motorized Drill Press Table Lift”. There is a Youtube video if you want to see/hear it in operation:

Thanks for looking.

-- I may be slow, but I'm easy to stop!!!

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#1 posted 10-03-2013 01:57 AM


-- Joel

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#2 posted 10-03-2013 02:27 AM


-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#3 posted 10-03-2013 03:34 AM

That looks very handy, and the lift is impressive. Does the table remain square to the spindle when it’s moved?

-- Allen, Colorado

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#4 posted 10-03-2013 10:20 AM

Thanks for the comments.
Bobasaurus – The table support brackets help to keep the table square with the spindle as it moves, although it does wander slightly as it goes up and down. So far, for everyday work, I haven’t had the need for any accuracy/repeatability on projects but I have been working to get to that point. I can still use the column lock bolt to better stabilize the table.

-- I may be slow, but I'm easy to stop!!!

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#5 posted 10-03-2013 07:36 PM

That is really cool. VERY well thought out and planned, and love the design and craftsmanship as well as the many functions. Awesome job!

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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