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Forum topic by waxman posted 1919 days ago 6753 views 1 time favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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waxman

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1919 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: vintage delta drill press mortise question

I recently was the lucky recipient of a Delta drill press DP 220 (see my work shop photo). It came with several chisel mortising attachments; the problem is I have not used this setup before. Does anyone out there have any info on this vintage drill press?
I did find a diagram on the web of the attachments but nothing on the accessory setup and use. Any help from my woodworking buddies would be most appreciative.

Lee


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#1 posted 1919 days ago

Sure, ya just had to make me look at that beautiful old Delta again. Delta No. 976 Mortiseing attachment

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#2 posted 1919 days ago

Your the man! Thanks for the attachment, square holes here I come.

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#3 posted 1919 days ago

After using one of these things a few times. What is the easiest way to square the chisel with the workpiece? That is the bit I have the most problems with. I can never get it quite square…

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#4 posted 1917 days ago

I will let you know when I get it set up and try a few square holes. I’m sure it matters how square the table is to the chuck.

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#5 posted 1897 days ago

I’ve never had much luck wit one in the past. I hope it works great for you.

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