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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…

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from Rockler Woodworking and Hardware

Pivoting PVC pipe dust collection jig. I’ve improved dust and chip collection considerably at my drill press using this adjustable jig for my shop vac hose. The hose port friction-fits into a couple of lengths of PVC pipe solvent-welded to an elbow. By Woodworker's Journal.

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from The Family Handyman

Build this deluxe drill press table to simplify clamping woodworking projects and holding them steady while drilling. Or build a simplified version of the same thing. Either way you’ll improve your drill press results.

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