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xx   DRILL

How to identify the taper size on a drill-press spindle so that a replacement chuck may be fitted.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #13 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 6

Shop-made keyless chuck accomplished by wrapping chuck sleeve with masking tape.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #61 Oct 1997 pg. 34

Tip suggests using a donut-shaped rubber exhaust hanger to convert a standard drill chuck to a keyless variety.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #67 Aug 1998 pg. 30

Tip shows how to replace the torque pin in a drill chuck with a wooden file handle to improve the grip for those with arthritis.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 23

Tip on correct technique for tightening a drill bit in a three-jaw chuck.
Added Info E.A.A. TECHNICAL COUNSELOR NEWS Jun-Aug 1990 pg. 2
Added Info E.A.A. TECHNICAL COUNSELOR NEWS Sep-Nov 1990 pg. 3

Tip: Install a Jacobs chuck on your hand brace so you can use it for either round or square-shank tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #281 Sep 1987 (v.37#7) pg. 112

How to replace a worn chuck on an electric drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #287 Mar 1988 (v.38#3) pg. 87

Tip: Use a magnet to store your drill press key.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #289 May-Jun 1988 (v.38#5) pg. 134

How to remove the drill chuck on a reversible drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #297 Apr 1989 (v.39#4) pg. 103

Store the chuck key for your drill press on a retractable key chain.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #307 Apr 1990 (v.40#4) pg. 92

Tip on removing and replacing a drill chuck.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #354 Jan 1995 (v.45#1) pg. 20

Drill-press safety switch. The chuck key must be placed into this holder before a microswitch will allow current through to the motor.
FINE WOODWORKING #42 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 10

Tip: A spare Jacobs chuck makes a compact hand-powered drill, screwdriver, countersink, etc. when working in tight quarters.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 14

Drill-chuck reconditioning. How to disassemble, clean, deburr, lubricate and/or rebuild a chuck to perform like new.
FINE WOODWORKING #53 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 41
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #56 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 6

Tips for storing Allen wrenches, chuck keys, etc. on the tools which they adjust.
FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 12

How to convert your standard drill chuck to a "micro-chuck" for tiny drill bits.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 8

Tips on repairing the ball-bearing chuck on an old brace.
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 14

Tip: Place a band of bicycle inner tube around your drill chuck to make it easier to open and close by hand.
FINE WOODWORKING #78 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 10

Tips on removing the chuck assembly from an old drill press.
FINE WOODWORKING #89 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 26
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #92 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 6

How to disassemble and clean a drill chuck.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1983 (v.8#1) pg. 104

Dead man switch will not let drill press operate unless chuck key has been returned to its holder. Prevents accidents from flying key.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1966 (v.126#6) pg. 173

Attaching a lathe chuck to a drill press can increase its shank capacity.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1972 (v.137#6) pg. 168

How to make a "dead-man" switch for your drill press that requires the insertion of the chuck key before the motor will turn on.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1973 (v.139#6) pg. 66

Retrue a drill chuck.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1963 (v.182#2) pg. 121

Tip: Weld a nut to the handle of an L-shaped chuck key so that you can attach it to the tool with a lanyard.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #54 May 1990 (v.9#6) pg. 11

Tip on adding a wooden handle to a chuck key.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #59 Mar 1991 (v.10#5) pg. 10

Tip on using nickel coated copper grounding strap as a lanyard for a drill chuck key.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #76 Jan 1994 (v.13#4) pg. 12

Washer added to stem of drill chuck key prevents pinched fingers.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #92 Sep 1996 (v.16#4) pg. 12

How to replace a drill chuck with a keyless model.
SHOPNOTES #7 Jan 1993 (v.2) pg. 14

Retractable key chain attached to column of a drill press prevents misplacing the chuck key.
SHOPNOTES #32 Mar 1997 (v.6) pg. 28

Tip on removing threaded chucks from drill motors.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #212 Mar 1994 (v.18#8) pg. 31

Tip: Use the chuck key in all three tightening holes in order to guarantee uniform pressure on a three-jawed Jacobs chuck.
WOOD MAGAZINE #22 Apr 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 14

Modify your drill chuck key to help keep your fingers from getting caught in the teeth as you tighten the chuck.
WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 14

Tip: Use a magnet to store the drill press chuck key.
WOOD MAGAZINE #29 Jun 1989 (v.6#3) pg. 18

Rubber tubing added to the handles of chuck keys improve the grip.
WOOD MAGAZINE #45 Sep 1991 (v.8#6) pg. 22

Tip suggests attaching a large handle onto a drill-press chuck key.
WOOD MAGAZINE #54 Sep 1992 (v.9#6) pg. 18

Make a holder for your drill-chuck key from the lid of a 35mm plastic film can.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 26

Tip on gripping tiny drill bits in ordinary drill chucks.
WOOD MAGAZINE #90 Sep 1996 (v.13#6) pg. 18

Technique for using valve grinding compound to improve the fit of a drill chuck equipped with a poor-fitting drill-press Morse taper.
WOOD MAGAZINE #131 Mar 2001 (v.18#2) pg. 8
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #134 Aug 2001 (v.18#5) pg. 10

Proper procedure for removing and installing a Morse-taper drill-press chuck.
WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 32

Wooden handle for a chuck key reduces chances of skinned knuckles.
WOODSMITH #61 Feb 1989 pg. 3

Tip on adding a wooden handle to a Jacobs chuck key.
WOODWORK #26 Apr 1994 pg. 18

Tip on avoiding accidents from a flying drill press chuck-key by requiring that the key be used to turn on the drill press.
WOODWORK #27 Jun 1994 pg. 16

Tip: Store your drill press chuck key on a retractable key ring that is attached to the column.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 55

Improve the leverage of a short chuck key by adding a wooden handle.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1988 (v.12#2) pg. 49

Tip on using a magnet to keep your chuck key attached to your drill press.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 74

Tip on keeping the key chuck "keeper" from slipping up and down a tool's power cord.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 10

Fit a T-shape drill chuck wrench with a round wooden handle that is easier to grip and turn.

Tip: Make a chuck extender for electric hand drills from the steel shaft found in an automobile shock absorber.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1982 (v.38#1) pg. 9