My family gave me a benchtop drill press for a present. And even though I really wanted a bigger one, I decided it would be more considerate to make the smaller drill press act bigger than to return the gift. To make that happen, I mounted my drill press to a portable stand that I made out of 3⁄4 plywood. The movable shelf actually works better and faster than cranking the table up and down on a stationary press. And, because I mounted casters and handles to the stand, it’s more portable…

My family gave me a benchtop drill press for a present. And even though I really wanted a bigger one, I decided it would be more considerate to make the smaller drill press act bigger than to return the gift. To make that happen, I mounted my drill press to a portable stand that I made out of 3⁄4 plywood. The movable shelf actually works better and faster than cranking the table up and down on a stationary press. And, because I mounted casters and handles to the stand, it’s more portable…

storage option for drill press stand, I'd do it behind a hinged drawer to keep little fingers & pets away but great idea:

storage option for drill press stand, I'd do it behind a hinged drawer to keep little fingers & pets away but great idea:

Mobile Drill Press Stand Plans - Drill Press Tips, Jigs and Fixtures | WoodArchivist.com

Mobile Drill Press Stand Plans - Drill Press Tips, Jigs and Fixtures | WoodArchivist.com

Looking for a few good ideas to update your shop? View these reader-submitted projects for inspiration to move your work space to the next level.

Looking for a few good ideas to update your shop? View these reader-submitted projects for inspiration to move your work space to the next level.

Do-it-all drill-press table woodworking plan. Instantly up your hole-making accuracy and convenience with this built-in-a-day attachment. This table features a top surface big enough to support large workpieces, an easy-to-adjust fence for repeatable accuracy, quick-action hold-downs, and accessory storage.

Do-it-all drill-press table woodworking plan. Instantly up your hole-making accuracy and convenience with this built-in-a-day attachment. This table features a top surface big enough to support large workpieces, an easy-to-adjust fence for repeatable accuracy, quick-action hold-downs, and accessory storage.

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