Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Become a founding member: 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Drill press DRO from cheap calliper

  1. #1
    Supporting Member Cascao's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Brasil
    Posts
    143
    Thanks
    97
    Thanked 363 Times in 99 Posts

    Cascao's Tools

    Cool Drill press DRO from cheap calliper

    Bought a cheap digital calliper from ebay and fixed it on my drill press. Now I have an accurate (and cheap) depth DRO.




    173 Best Homemade Tools eBook

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Cascao For This Useful Post:

    PJs (Jan 11, 2017)

  3. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,086
    Thanks
    615
    Thanked 1,510 Times in 1,353 Posts


    Thanks Cascao! We've added your Drill Press DRO to our Drilling and Drill Presses category,
    as well as to your builder page: Cascao's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




  4. #3

    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Posts
    2
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    This is a good idear

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to donavynjr For This Useful Post:

    Cascao (Jan 12, 2017)

  6. #4
    Supporting Member mr95gst's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    Murfreesboro, TN, USA
    Posts
    74
    Thanks
    23
    Thanked 177 Times in 36 Posts

    mr95gst's Tools
    I like it. I have been meaning to do this to my drill press. How did you sercure the plastic portion of the caliper to the bracket on the headstock?

  7. #5
    Supporting Member Cascao's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Brasil
    Posts
    143
    Thanks
    97
    Thanked 363 Times in 99 Posts

    Cascao's Tools
    Had made two holes in a small portion left from calliper moveable leg

    Edit! Holes on back of calliper.



    173 Best Homemade Tools eBook
    Last edited by Cascao; Jan 16, 2017 at 05:20 AM. Reason: Correcting info

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to Cascao For This Useful Post:

    Paul Jones (Jan 12, 2017)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •