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Homemade Drill Press Conversion


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master53yoda on homemadetools.net
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade drill press conversion to a mill-drill accomplished by replacing the lower spindle bearing, utilizing an ER-series collet system with Morse taper, and substituting a rigid X-Y table for the original. Treadmill motors serve as both the primary and Z-axis drives.
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Mar 23, 2014 7:45 AM
daveward
I'll be back later to read this through several times...this may be my answer.
Feb 27, 2014 3:23 PM
DIYer
A top notch conversion. What was once a lowly drill press becomes an honest-to-goodness mill.
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DIY Drill Press Conversion - comment on how to build a Drill Press Conversion - 2 comments
daveward says:
Mar 23, 2014 7:45 AM
I'll be back later to read this through several times...this may be my answer.

DIYer says:
Feb 27, 2014 3:23 PM
A top notch conversion. What was once a lowly drill press becomes an honest-to-goodness mill.

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