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Blog series by sansoo22 updated 11-09-2021 01:39 AM 3 parts 5685 reads 9 comments total

Part 1: Introduction and Planning

07-15-2021 12:59 AM by sansoo22 | 3 comments »

I recently purchased a Dunlap 103.23622 bench top drill press at an estate sale for $40. I thought it was such a nice deal that I should throw 4 x that amount in parts at it and make it look brand new. Also note…I’ve never owned a drill press so this should be a fun time learning how they work as I go. The primary focus of this blog is to document every last part number of every last replacement part I order and put on this thing. I have seen quite a few forum posts ab...

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Part 2: Addressing the motor pulley and shaft

07-16-2021 11:14 PM by sansoo22 | 1 comment »

In my previous entry I said reassembling the quill would be my next task, however I decided to order an ultrasonic parts cleaner and some Simple Green HD (purple kind) to do a much better deep clean on the entire quill. Stay tuned for the write up on the cleaning as I have never used an ultrasonic cleaner before so that should be fun. Today most of my parts order from McMaster showed up including the key stock. So I decided to run over to Grainger on my lunch break and pick up the bushin...

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Part 3: Getting ready for the machinist

11-09-2021 01:39 AM by sansoo22 | 5 comments »

I have not had time at all in the last few months to work on this project. I finally just got back in the shop a couple weeks ago after the summer from hell and had some customer planes that needed done first. Now that the first few of those are waiting for finishes to cure I can get back to my drill press. I have decided I am not going to restore this to original condition. It is going to be what they call in the classic car world a resto-mod. I’ve decided on a metallic gold for...

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