Drill Press Table With Storage

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Project by JSB posted 01-21-2014 04:11 PM 2952 views 29 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this drill press table in about 6 hours. It features an adjustable locking fence, removable sacrificial plate, 4 drawers and a quick access shelf. You can check out the quick build video here:

-- Jay -

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Eric in Florida.

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#1 posted 01-21-2014 08:48 PM

I think your work-around for that round table was really smart.
Plus, those drawers are handy for machine tool storage.
Good job Jay.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#2 posted 01-21-2014 08:51 PM

Nice job, this is going end up in my shop.

-- Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.-- Jerry Garcia

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#3 posted 01-21-2014 09:29 PM

I like it.

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#4 posted 01-21-2014 11:57 PM

I likes it too. The drawers are a nice addition.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Scooter McClain

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#5 posted 01-22-2014 03:36 AM

This is going to be a future build for my shop! Thanks for posting!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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Patrick's work shop

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#6 posted 01-22-2014 11:19 AM

Sweet build. I liked the vid on the tubes. Good job jay.

-- Patrick's work shop

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#7 posted 01-22-2014 02:34 PM

Great build! I really have been needing to make one of these for about a year now. I think I may use a variation of your design but with a replaceable center piece and premade aluminum T track for the fence and hold downs.

You also might want to think about adding a 3rd board to the front of your fence to allow you to add t track there as well which will give you a few more clamping options and the ability to add a flip stop later.

Really great design though. Keep them coming.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)

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#8 posted 01-22-2014 02:55 PM

Really great design! I’ve also been wondering what to do with my round table – thanks for the post!

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#9 posted 02-15-2014 05:26 AM

just what I need for my drill press… nice design!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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