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Blog series by Emanon updated 01-15-2019 06:09 PM 2 parts 1287 reads 10 comments total

Part 1: The Stand - 1st Blog and Lots to Learn

01-11-2019 05:45 PM by Emanon | 5 comments »

Few months back I went out and purchased a bench drill press on CL. I was very lucky my son was with me when we picked it up because that was when I discovered it weighed over 130 pounds! Brought it home and promptly put it on the garage floor……basically in the way of everything. Discovered moving this beast around was not easy. Eureka! I knew my second wood working project would be a drill press stand with wheels. After checking out a bunch of youtubes, I had visions of an oak stand, ...

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Part 2: Drill Press Table - Still Learning

01-15-2019 06:09 PM by Emanon | 5 comments »

While goofing around with my drill press (aka The Beast), I was amazed that it required a bunch of clamps to get the wood to be still enough to actually do some drilling. Bolstered by the encouragement from some friendly folks on this site I decided my next foray into learning will be a drill press table.After my first project, I figured a simple design would be best for me and use something on I saw on TV. Essentially one side of the table fence moves and the other remains at a pivot point....

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