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Tip on oscillating your drill press when using a drum sander (to avoid score marks on the work piece).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #20 May-Jun 1991 pg. 10

Sanding table with shop vacuum attachment is used for dust-free drum sanding on a drill press.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #23 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 12

How to convert a drill press to an oscillating spindle sander for less than $30. Includes diagram for an auxiliary table with a dust pickup for the drill press.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #30 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 34

Split mandrel with sandpaper can be used in a drill press to sand small work.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #58 Apr 1997 pg. 30

Drill press drum sander for wide surfaces features a ball bearing to support the bottom of the drum during use.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 2001 (v.24#7) pg. 12

Tip suggests how to use a sanding drum on a drill press.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #338 May 1993 (v.43#5) pg. 25

Two jigs for use with a drill-press mounted drum sander. (1) Adjustable fence to keep narrow stock tight against the drum. (2) "Jointer" jig to sand board edges.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #360 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.45#7) pg. 21

Tip shows how to make an extra-long (4.5") sanding drum for a drill press.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #370 Jul-Aug 1996 (v.46#7) pg. 26

Plywood box turns drill press into a drum sander.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #381 Sep 1997 (v.47#8) pg. 80

How to convert a bench-top drill press into an oscillating spindle sander.
FINE WOODWORKING #113 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 20

Drill-press jig allows thickness sanding of narrow work pieces using a drum sanding attachment.
FINE WOODWORKING #125 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 30

The cube and canister drum sanding system for a drill press. An enclosed wooden box is attached to the drill press table and to the sawdust collector. A removable cube in the center of the box has holes to accommodate sanding drums of various sizes.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #56 Sep 1990 (v.10#2) pg. 58

Tip on collecting sanding dust when using a drum sander on a drill press.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #66 May 1992 (v.11#6) pg. 8

Twin spindle belt sanding attachment for a drill press is made by attaching the platten and drums from an old portable belt sander to a piece of plywood. A shaft chucked in the drill press drives one of the drums. This unit is even more versatile than a drill press drum sander.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #70 Jan 1993 (v.12#4) pg. 62

Box for drill press has interchangeable inserts that accommodate sanding drums. Includes dust collection port for attaching to vacuum.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #92 Sep 1996 (v.16#4) pg. 12

Thickness sanding jig for use with a drill press drum sander. It includes a vacuum pickup for collecting sawdust. A related article shows how to make rigid sanding drums from PVC pipe.
SHOPNOTES #4 Jul 1992 (v.1) pg. 8, 11

Auxiliary table for drum sanding on a drill press features a sawdust vacuum pickup.
SHOPNOTES #20 Mar 1995 (v.4) pg. 28

Tip on using a flush trim drum sander (chucked in a drill press) to get a thick work piece flush with the edge of a template.
SHOPNOTES #24 Nov 1995 (v.4) pg. 9

A shop-built accessory to convert a drill press into an oscillating drum sander. Inserts allow change in opening size for different size sanding drums. Storage racks hang on each end of the platform. Simple fence with built-in clamping system also allows the platform to be used as a drill press table.
SHOPNOTES #32 Mar 1997 (v.6) pg. 16

Bracket to hold a vacuum hose attaches to drill press column. Use it to collect dust from drum sanding.
SHOPNOTES #40 Jul 1998 (v.7) pg. 4

Deluxe drill press add-on transforms the tool into an oscillating spindle sander.
WOOD MAGAZINE #96 Apr 1997 (v.14#3) pg. 36, Insert

Pneumatic drum sanders to use on a drill press or lathe. Tips on inflation and set up. Includes sketch of a wooden bearing to fit into a lathe tailstock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #110 Dec 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 16

Pattern sander. A simple jig for use with a drill press drum sander uses templates to guide the shaping of parts.
WOOD MAGAZINE #136 Oct 2001 (v.18#7) pg. 20

Make an extra-long drill press drum sanding spindle from PVC pipe, wood and ordinary hardware
WOOD MAGAZINE #138 Dec 2001 (v.18#9) pg. 42

Drill-press drum-sanding table features sawdust pickup and drum storage.
WOOD MAGAZINE #143 Sep 2002 (v.19#5) pg. 14

Simple drum sanding table for a drill press also guides the sawdust into a vacuum hose.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 36

Drill press auxiliary table for use with a drum sander. Features a vacuum cleaner connection to collect the sanding dust.
WOODSMITH #102 Dec 1995 (v.17) pg. 30

Tip on thickness sanding narrow, thin strips of wood using a drill press drum sander.
WOODSMITH #119 Oct 1998 (v.20) pg. 34

Tip describes how to adjust the table on a drill press to drill a hole 90 degrees to the face of a wedged shape piece of wood.
WOODWORK #39 Jun 1996 pg. 6

Tip shows how to make a sanding box for a drum sander on a drill press.
WOODWORK #40 Aug 1996 pg. 6

Exploit your drill press. Part 3. Using drum sanders on the drill press. This jig includes an adjustable fence, sawdust pickup, a fixture for end grain sanding, and a fixture for sanding circular shapes.
WOODWORKER May 1995 (v.99#5) pg. 70

"Lazy susan" jig lets a drill press quickly adapt to four different sizes of drum sanders.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 56

Adapt a drill press to functon as an oscillating drum sander. A gear motor is used to drive a system of wooden hubs and cables.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 64