For almost two years, my drill press has been sitting on the ground. It's a full size drill press with a short column, that's meant to be mounted on a stand. It's way too heavy to be considered a bench-top tool, since there's no way anybody could move this thing alone.
|Floor level is not ergonomically correct|
To those who know me as an uber-geek, here is proof that I don't model everything in SketchUp: my rough sketch for the drill press stand. I suppose I lose some points for blogging about it, but surely I am still ahead in the accounting.
|Very technical plans|
|Drill press stand - almost complete|
|Hoping my wife doesn't see this|
|Whew! Made it!|
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