Make A Drill Press Table To Improve Your Workshop S Efficiency
Make a drill press table to improve your workshop s efficiency is article about For The Shop bookmarked by felix with ID 13178732010 was uploaded on 03-01-2019 and has been viewed 257,891 times.
Most drill presses are not really designed for woodworking but rather machining, and have a tiny round table that is difficult to use for boring holes in long boards or drilling repeated holes.In a woodworking shop, I think it's essential to make a drill press table.
This version is simple to make, and has an adjustable fence and stop block.MAKING THE FENCE To make the fence, I cut out two long strips of 3/4″ (18mm) plywood.I recommend plywood because it's perfectly flat and won't be subject to any warping.
Making multiple passes over the table saw blade, I cut shallow grooves in the ends of each board and glued these together with the grooves facing each other.Once that was dry, I cut another groove down the length one one side.
This will be for the stop block to ride in.It needs to be just a little deeper than a t-bolt.By the way, if you have trouble finding t-bolts like this, they are sold in the plumbing department as 'Toilet Bolts'.
Next, I glued a 1/4″ (6mm) plywood str*p to the fence, covering the slot.Be careful not to get glue in the channel.When that was dry, I cut a narrower slot...