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Drill press cabinet


I had to make a stand for that new drill press of mine, and this is what I came up with...6.  Drill press on and drawers in.JPG



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Looks perfect to me - - - as long as it's sturdy and the right height then what else is needed, eh?
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It's very sturdy, and now I get the "fun" job of trying to organize the proverbial 15 lbs. of crap that'll fill it!



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Ouch, good luck - - - - you might need another cabinet or big cardboard box - - - - naww, that's probably where it is now, eh??? confuse

All kidding aside, Chet, I have sure gotten a lot of successful results from pegboard on the wall - - - - of course I still can't find anything but it's soooooo organized. biggrin



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Looks very nice ---- but you are going to regret not having a bigger footprint if your DP is as top heavy as my 16 speed Harbor Fright bench top. I have mine bolted to the wall as well as the side of my workbench to keep it from tipping.

 

On the same subject, this is what I built for my JET JTS10 really heavy contractor saw (since I can't afford a cabinet saw)



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Nice furniture, Gents. I often think I would be better off with a smaller DP, and on a movable stand like that. Like Dave says, "top heavy", and at six feet high, it is not amenable to moving around - it is a Craftsman Industrial, he** for stout, I can even do some light milling work on it, but it is just too big and heavy to be real "handy".

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I too "had" a Craftsman on a metal stand as well as a belt sander with the same set up. They were both work horses but my Exes Husband has them now. My youngest and I turned out lots of hand made knives with those two jewels.

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How'd you guess all the stuff was in boxes Mello?  The pegboard system only works a little bit for me.  I have that bit of it in my basement "Non-woodshop" shop, and it doesn't fill my needs like I'd like.  Of course, currently, there's 75 lbs of crap there too.  I'm kicking out a lot of "stuff", but there's a bunch more to go.  My ex-fil had a bunch of stuff he gave me, friends move and dump a box or two of "stuff for me" , my ex said "You can fix that...", you get it. 

 

Dave, I've been thinking about building a cabinet like that for my table saw.  I'm not sure how I'll pull it off because I'd like to add in a removable downdraft table,  and drawers for blade and jig storage.  I'm sure I'll scratch a few more hairs off figuring it out, but I'll "Do it"!

 

This thing sure seems stable as all get out, but I have an idea in mind to remedy any balance issues if they crop up.  So far, so good!



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Chet - that 'box' for my TS is a few pieces of 3/4" plywood glued and screwed together. The rear of it has a dust collector/vacuum pickup. If you are thinking a downdraft table for sanding etc, and your saw is anything like mine, that table will be too low. You can just see the top of my JET dust collector on the backside of the first photo (and a good name for it as it sounds like a jet engine on a takeoff).

 

That saw cabinet is H E A V Y !!!!!!!

 The drawers are full of blades and other odd 'thingamajigs' that are used pretty regularly



-- Edited by Dave W on Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 07:07:20 AM

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