Instructables: exploring - tools - drill - press http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:50:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Easy Mini Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mini-Drill-Press/
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By: Shoyun

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:11:56 PDT
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cordless-Drill-Press/
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By: antagonizer

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:38:29 PDT
Drill press sanding drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-sanding-drums/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:22:12 PDT
How to Mount a Post Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Mount-a-Post-Drill/
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 15:23:53 PST
Indestructable Tool Crank Handle Made From a Bicycle Crank Arm! http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructable-Tool-Crank-Handle-Made-From-a-Bicyc/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:58:02 PST
How to Change the Bit in a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-the-Bit-in-a-Drill-Press/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 22:27:58 PDT
Restoring a Homecraft Drill press http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-Homecraft-Drill-press/
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Sat, 12 Jun 2010 16:58:16 PDT
Renovating an old drill press http://www.instructables.com/id/Renovating-an-old-drill-press/
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By: marshon

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Fri, 28 May 2010 06:10:53 PDT
Drill Press Hose Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Hose-Mount/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2010 09:48:56 PST
How to Make an Adjustable Work (Cut/ Drill/ Saw) Stop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Adjustable-Work-Cut-Drill-Stop/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:03:04 PDT
Drill press repeat drill fence fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-repeat-drill-fence-fixture/
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Fri, 1 May 2009 16:20:02 PDT
PCB Drill Press Using Salvaged Door Hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Drill-Press-Using-Salvaged-Door-Hinges/
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By: yellowduck

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Sat, 19 Jul 2008 12:19:50 PDT
Drill Press Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Lathe/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:55:48 PST
Accurized Craftsman Drill-Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Accurized-Craftsman-Drill-Press/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2008 09:52:55 PST
$30 High-Speed PCB Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/%2430-High-Speed-PCB-Drill-Press/
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 18:14:33 PDT
Increase the precision of a Dremel press drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Increase-the-precision-of-a-Dremel-press-drill/
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Sat, 31 Mar 2007 13:38:55 PDT