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    Old DML drill.

    This was my grandad's blacksmith's DML drill. When I remember him using it it was hand powered by a handle on the side and had a 4 foot dia flywheel on top. I renovated it with a gearbox off a van, pulleys and belts and electric motor. It will drill a 2,1/2" dia hole in mild steel.
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    Thanks bsmith! I've added your DML Drill Conversion to our Drilling and Drill Presses category, as well as to your builder page: bsmith's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:

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