Drill Press Jig

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Drill Press Jig free project
The work tables on most drill presses are designed for working with metal. For working with wood, we need a larger work surface and a more versatile way to clamp the work piece. This drill press table, by use of T-Track , hold down clamps, and toggle clamps permits accurate clamping and positioning of the work piece.

Adjustable V-Block System

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Free plans for an Adjustable V-Block System
If you have ever tried to drill a hole in a dowel or odd-shaped object (like a turned leg), you probably know how frustrating a job it can be. It is a real challenge to hold these kinds of workpieces steady and accurately on the flat table of a drill press. And it is even trickier if you have to drill an angled hole. Usually, I wind up cobbling together some jury-rigged device to support the workpiece in question. But since building this adjustable V-block system, that is no longer a problem. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.

Drill Press Table and Fence PDF

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How to Build a Drill Press Table and Fence
With a large worksurface, an adjustable fence and stop, and storage space, this will be the last drill press table you will ever need. Plus it doubles as a drum sanding station with replaceable inserts and a built-in shop vacuum hookup. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.

Vaccum Hose Bracket Jig

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How to build a Vaccum Hose Bracket Jig
The drum sander on my drill press works great for sanding curves but it produces lots of dust. So to collect the dust, I slip the hose from my shop vacuum into a bracket attached to the column of the drill press, as shown in the photo. Besides keeping the hose steady during use, the bracket is easy to adjust. This way, you can put the end of the hose right where you need it.