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#1 posted 08-10-2012 01:32 PM

I did the same thing but used a trailer jack on my old late 1950’s Craftsman floor mounted drill press. The trailer jack is one from Harbor Freight ( I extended the top of the shaft with a length of pipe, cut off the mounting gear from the side of the shaft with a 4” grinder, and removed the wheel from the bottom of the shaft. Works great! Lifts and lowers that heavy table with ease and operates from the front.


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