It's not uncommon to see a hammer head of some sort attached to a wrench that fits the drawbar hex on a mill. Such a "hench"* is used to first loosen the drawbar and then hammer it gently to free the taper of whatever was held in the spindle by the drawbar.
While what was shown resembles a hench, there would be no need of the adjustable wrench - the drawbar hex doesn't change its dimensions.
Rather than attach a ratchet to an adjustable wrench, a much more useful idea is a homemade version of this Harbor Freight wrench...
which has a 1/4 ratchet at one end and a 3/8 at the other. I find it to be a very handy tool indeed. With 1/4 to 3/8 and 3/8 to 1/4 adapters this wrench can be set up to hold two 1/4 sockets or two 3/8 or one of each.
* My version of a hench is shown here...
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