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Home Drill Press. Using an Old Electric Drill.

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Project by Izzy Swan posted 328 days ago 3168 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Part 1- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J582q2BXJtY&feature=share&list=UUO39zTYpvWL5jx2q15Ma_Hw

Part 2- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6vQOEol-vY&feature=share&list=UUO39zTYpvWL5jx2q15Ma_Hw

Here is a simple way top turn a old hand drill into a drill press. This is a pretty simple project that can be very useful in a shop that is just getting started.. And can be adapted for other uses in the shop.

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking





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ptofimpact

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#1 posted 328 days ago

Thanks for sharing, you are a remarkably clever and talented man~

-- Pete in NC

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#2 posted 327 days ago

Excelent!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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iamcliff

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#3 posted 327 days ago

Ingenious. Very cool.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 327 days ago

Very Clever indeed! Love it! I also like the word “think” on your bench! :)

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

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luv2learn

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#5 posted 327 days ago

You are making woodworking possible for a lot of folks on a limited budget. Thanks!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Eddie_T

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#6 posted 327 days ago

Nice! I used a stand that I purchased for my drill motor for years before I got a drill press. It had some set up problems that yours doesn’t.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#7 posted 327 days ago

Dang Izzy – Another One!! BTW – Love the videos.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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hoss12992

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#8 posted 327 days ago

Wow, really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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489tad

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#9 posted 327 days ago

Very cool. Great videos.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Izzy Swan

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#10 posted 327 days ago

Thanks man!

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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#11 posted 326 days ago

I like the way that you are continuing to prove that it’s not what you’ve got but what you can make with it that counts.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#12 posted 325 days ago

Wow, that evolved rather a lot from the original.

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