Those of you who frequent the forum may have already seen this nifty little project, but I thought I’d share it with the rest of you.
Vernon Peterson came up with a great idea when he decided to build a base for his Magnetic Drill. Personally I’ve always wanted a Mag Drill, but I’ve never had a project that required one so it was a hard purchase to sneak past the wife. But with Vernon’s base I could totally justify adding a Mag Drill to my shop because it would double as a second drill press!
Here’s a video of Vernon’s creation:
Vernon originally posted this project to the forum here, but I liked the project so much I felt it needed to be featured on the home page.
I hope it inspires those of you who own a mag drill to pull it out, dust it off, and turn it into a more frequently used tool in your shop.
You can download plans to make your own below.
Mag_Drill_Base_-_Drawings.pdf (981.4 KiB, 306 downloads)
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