Buffalo forge No. 61. Drill press restoration. #2: paint

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Blog entry by Wayne posted 02-02-2012 09:53 PM 4379 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Clean up for repairs. Part 2 of Buffalo forge No. 61. Drill press restoration. series Part 3: Fin »

I have put work into this sparingly. I sanded as little as possible, 2 coats of black spray paint, and a little oil for the moving parts. Now to find an efficient way to mount.

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#1 posted 02-03-2012 12:19 AM

Looks good!

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#2 posted 02-03-2012 06:13 PM

Great job Wayne, that things a beast. Once you get it mounted, any chance of a short video of it working?

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#3 posted 02-04-2012 03:14 AM

Absolutely, Im excited to see it in action myself….ohh and Thanks guys!

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#4 posted 02-04-2012 03:31 AM

Very handy. A hand powered drill press seems like it will be very accurate and pleasing to use.

-- -Sam - FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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#5 posted 02-04-2012 06:07 AM

That’s some cool drill press.


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