Drill press drafting table jig?

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Project by woodcox posted 02-26-2014 07:27 PM 2322 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My DP table is a good height I’ve found for sketch ups and such. Made from 1/4” mdf and some oak trim. A saw kerf hooks it into the fence t-track and gives good slope. It simply unhooks and its off to resume making holes in stuff. I added some Danish for color.
Update: I added a metal adhesive tape measure to the top. Very convenient addition.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#1 posted 02-26-2014 07:47 PM

Good use of valuable shop space!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 02-27-2014 06:29 AM

I can’t even begin to tell you how cool I think this is. Very creative!

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#3 posted 02-28-2014 04:26 AM

A great jig. Saving space with a cool idea. Nice.

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#4 posted 02-28-2014 05:01 AM

Great idea!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#5 posted 03-15-2014 04:44 AM

nice idea…. well built and very useful

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