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Pasta Making Class
One thing though, how much load do you have on the table?
I missed your post [quite] a while back but this is a pretty good idea. Thanks for sharing
I'm now using a little Black & Decker cordless driver. At first I thought it wasn't going to be powerful enough, but it does the job fine. Even faster if I push the table up while it's raising it. Going down is no problem at all.Because of the tight space, the drill is wedged there, so there's no need to attach it. Beautiful.
If you do want to go a bit smaller in size than a drill:A lot of cars use motors to move the seat back and forth.Some of them work the same way as your drill, a geared motor spinning a threaded rod quite slow - they are easy to mod for this.Another great option if you want to stick to mains power is a motor for a spit roast, you know these tiny boxes that spin your deer over the bbq (ok, take the smaller version please!!).All they need is a square axle that connects to your drive mechanism and if you buy a cheap kit you could cut the spit rod as without the motor it has no use on your bbq anyway ;)And if you want to go totally overboard you can also use a Nema17 motor with a nice reduction gearbox and an Arduino to set the table height accurately by the mm, even with presets if you want. - Downunder35m
Techack - I'm thinking of doing the exact same, but maybe with a wired drill I don't use any more. How did you attach the drill to the Skarsta? - KevinW193
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