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Homemade Drill Press, Workshop Tool Plans, IMMEDIATE DOWNLOAD


A drill press from auto parts!  What will we think up next!  Well, this one is a classic plan, so its totally vintage.  As always, all our wood plans are available for immediate download.



Build a Drill Press from Auto Parts

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homemade drill press plans for download

These classic vintage plans are for a homemade drill presses made from auto parts.

Driven by means of a 1/4 hp electric motor, this homemade drill press, built mostly from old auto parts and a few items obtainable from your local hardware store, is sturdy, accurate, and smooth in operation.  Easy to build with scrap parts lying around if you can improvise a little.

How is this possible? A cut-off portion of a axle housing is mounted to a brake drum, which, in turn, is bolted to the bench top. The spindle bearing is a small grinder head and is clamped to the housing by means of two lengths of angle iron and a connecting-rod bearing cap.

This workshop tool plan contains a detailed step by step instructions with illustrations on how to complete this project.

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  • Model: DL-wsp010

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