Simple Drill press table

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Project by ShopBuilt posted 01-02-2017 04:41 PM 17005 views 27 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The idea was to build a drill press table that is easy to take on and off (because i often don’t need one) as well as keeping it simple enough that it wouldn’t take long to build and still serves the purpose I need it for, positioning a workplace for multiply holes in the same location. more information in the video:)

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#1 posted 01-02-2017 05:06 PM

Very Nice, a must build. Thanks for posting.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#2 posted 01-02-2017 06:53 PM

Nice video. I like the way you attached the table to the drill press.

As for the stop blocks in the fence … have you thought about investing in a Rockler T-Slot Cutter Router Bit? You could then put a t-track in your fence and wouldn’t need a T-track. I used mine a lot for just such a purpose.

Now all you need is some dust collection for your drill press.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#3 posted 01-02-2017 07:03 PM

This is a nice drill press table and will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 01-02-2017 11:22 PM

Your shop project is nicer then most of my actual projects. Great job.

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#5 posted 01-02-2017 11:51 PM

like the key system for attaching

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#6 posted 01-03-2017 12:20 AM

Just what I was looking for! Very nice.

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#7 posted 01-03-2017 01:27 AM

Like it.

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#8 posted 01-03-2017 01:46 AM

Well done on the drill press table.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 01-03-2017 04:11 AM

Great post. While I didn’t use your design, it gave me the inspiration for modifying the WoodPeckers table I purchased last year. I changed the mounting setup today and at some point will replace the cheap white formica covered particle board as the hardware is what made the WP table worth the price.

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#10 posted 01-03-2017 05:10 AM

I was just given a second drill press with a round table the other day and was thinking about building a table for it. Thank you for the post and the video

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#11 posted 01-03-2017 07:55 AM

Nice video and project.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#12 posted 01-03-2017 11:18 AM

Fast and simply idea,just what I need. Video helps a lot ,Thanks for posting!

-- Vladimir , Serbia/Finland ,

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#13 posted 01-05-2017 11:38 AM

dude nice. It’s almost looks like a cutting board…

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