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xx   DRILL

Using a drill press for routing, shaping and for lathe work is discouraged.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #31 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 8

Buyer's guide to drill presses.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #41 1995 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 78
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #43 Feb 1995 pg. 6

Replace the quill-clamping bolt on a drill press with a screw and knob assembly that can be tightened and loosened by hand.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #43 Feb 1995 pg. 26

Buyer's guide to drill presses.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #48 1996 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 80

Buyer's guide to bench top, floor model and radial model drill presses.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #55 1997 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 80

Buyer's guide to drill presses.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #62 1998 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 76

Buyer's guide to drill presses.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #69 1999 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 80

Annual buyer's guide to drill presses.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #76 Fall-Winter 1999 pg. 60

How to buy a drill press.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #90 Nov 2001 pg. 31

Putting your drill press to work. Tips on selection and use.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1984 (v.7#8) pg. 33

The remarkable drill press. Tips on using a drill press to grind, sand, rout, cut mortises, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1988 (v.11#4) pg. 17

PCDrill. Build a computer-controlled X-Y machine that drills printed circuit boards. Locates any position on a 6"x8" board with a resolution of 0.001". Est. cost: $100. Part 1. Construction details.
ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1997 (v.68#2) pg. 35
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW May 1997 (v.68#5) pg. 10
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1997 (v.68#6) pg. 10

PCDrill. Part 2. Alignment and software.
ELECTRONICS NOW Mar 1997 (v.68#3) pg. 41

Bench-top drill press. Tips on selection and use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #359 Jun 1995 (v.45#6) pg. 60

How to true a drill press table.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 26

Tip: Use your lathe or drill press as a large-capacity clamp.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 23

How to drill accurate holes in long, turned columns using a drill press.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 14

How to mount a drill press on a temporary "bridge" in order to drill accurate holes in large panels.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 10

Tip: Invert and mount a drill press to the ceiling in order to be able to drill to the center of wide boards.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 10

Tips on selecting the right drill press speeds for wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 18

Drill press primer. (1) Anatomy and use of this versatile tool. Includes information on selecting spindle speed and the right bit. (2) Tuning your drill press. How to find and eliminate vibration, play and wobble.
FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 55, 60
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #96 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 4

Tip on selecting the correct step pulleys for use on a drill press.
FINE WOODWORKING #107 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 22
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 6

Those new bench top tools. Part 1. Drill presses. Includes tips on mounting bench top tools so they can't move about while being used.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1983 (v.8#7) pg. 36

Shop-tool basics. Part 4. Drill presses. Bits, clamps, cutting speeds, accessories, etc.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#6) pg. 61

Shop-tool basics. Part 8. How to maintain power-tool accuracy. Guidelines for adjusting a drill press, radial arm saw, table saw, miter gauge, and band saws.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1986 (v.11#10) pg. 61

Getting the most out of your drill press. Suggestions on how to use it, what to use it for, accessories you can build, etc.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #454 Mar 1966 (v.62) pg. 106

Electronic drill press drive lets you dial speed from 1,000 to 10,000 rpm.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1964 (v.121#2) pg. 188

Drill press techniques. Some accessories and ideas to make your drill press more versatile.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1967 (v.127#5) pg. 188

How to mill on a drill press.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1969 (v.131#1) pg. 180

Power-tool stand for jigsaw, drill press, jointer saw, and band saw include storage shelves and cabinets.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1969 (v.132#1) pg. 178

Build a mini drill press for hobby work using a sewing machine motor and a modified portable drill bench.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1971 (v.135#3) pg. 162

Beginner's drill press uses a bicycle spindle assembly as the arbor and is powered by a sewing machine motor. The table moves up to feed the work into the drill bit held in a 1/4 inch drill chuck. Motor is belted to turn chuck at 1000 rpm. Est. cost: $15 (plus motor and chuck).
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1976 (v.145#1) pg. 90

Workshop minicourse. How to use a drill press.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1979 (v.152#4) pg. 71

Workshop minicourse. Getting more from your drill press.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1980 (v.153#5) pg. 138

Turn small-diameter decorative finials and spindles on a drill press.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1984 (v.161#2) pg. 134

Drill press. Part 1. Adjustments, mortising, and hole boring techniques.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1985 (v.162#8) pg. 100

Drill press. Part 2. Sanding techniques, hole-sawing, shaping and routing, metalworking, buffing and grinding. Includes construction of a large auxiliary table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1985 (v.162#10) pg. 118

Use a drill press as a planer.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1963 (v.182#1) pg. 134

Comparing drill presses.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1963 (v.183#5) pg. 166

Drill press drive gives wide speed selection.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1965 (v.187#5) pg. 146

A review of the portable drill press called the "Shopmate" manufactured by the McGraw-Edison Company. Tips on its use, plus special purpose columns made from 3/4" pipe which make it even more versatile.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1974 (v.204#2) pg. 107

Buyer's Guide to drill presses. What is available in tools and accessories, plus a sanding table and shaper table accessory which you can make yourself.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1974 (v.205#3) pg. 100

How to make a quick speed changer for a drill press. A simple cam action releases tension on the V-belts so they can be changed to different pulley combination.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1974 (v.205#4) pg. 159

Vertical mount for sleeve bearing motor.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #216 Apr 1963 (v.34#4) pg. 96

Tip: Use a muffler clamp to prevent drill-press table from accidentally crashing to the bottom of the column.
WOOD MAGAZINE #12 Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 16

Tip: Use your drill press as a clamp for odd-shaped projects such as ring bowls and vases.
WOOD MAGAZINE #17 Jun 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 16

Today's drill presses. What is available in under-$800 machines and how do they compare.
WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 56

Tip: Use Teflon plumber's tape to keep drill-press handles from coming loose.
WOOD MAGAZINE #37 Sep 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 16

Tips on keeping track of correct drill-press speeds.
WOOD MAGAZINE #38 Oct 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 22

Drill presses. A buyer's guide to 32 machines.
WOOD MAGAZINE #38 Oct 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 46

Tool-buyer's roundup. Important buying points and charts of features for cordless drills, drill presses, jointers, portable belt sanders, routers, scroll saws, table saws, and thickness planers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #56 Nov 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 64

How to prevent work piece spinning when a drill-press bit gets stuck in the hole.
WOOD MAGAZINE #113 Mar 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 18

User test of six drill presses.
WOOD MAGAZINE #136 Oct 2001 (v.18#7) pg. 84
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #140 Mar 2002 (v.19#2) pg. 10

Dead-on drilling. Get accurate, trouble-free results from your drill press by following these simple guidelines.
WOOD MAGAZINE #149 Jun-Jul 2003 (v.20#3) pg. 100

How to do routing of shallow trays on a drill press or router table. Involves the use of a jig to keep the router bit within the pattern area.
WOODSMITH #10 Jul 1980 pg. 11

Tip on using a plumb bob to align a drill press when drilling into a long work piece that must rest on the floor.
WOODWORK #19 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 18

Tip on centering a counterbore on an existing hole using a drill press.
WOODWORK #25 Feb 1994 pg. 20

Tip: Use a bent piece of wire to make sure a tilt-top drill press table is perfectly level.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1983 (v.7#5) pg. 65

The drill press. Looks at what it can do, can't (or shouldn't) do, rules of thumb, and safety checklist.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1988 (v.12#1) pg. 17

Tip for remembering the current speed setting of your drill press.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 54

The drill press and its accessories. Part 1.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1968 (v.24#4) pg. 28

The drill press and its accessories. Part 2.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1968 (v.24#5) pg. 30

Using precision measuring instruments, called dial indicators, to make adjustments to a drill press.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1975 (v.31#6) pg. 50

Tip shows how to route tapered grooves on a drill press, even when the sides are not parallel.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1976 (v.32#3) pg. 69

Tips on using router bits in a drill press.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1984 (v.40#4) pg. 31
Added Info WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1984 (v.40#6) pg. 21

A simple drill press setup which allows drilling deep holes (up to twice the length of the drill bit) by boring from both ends of the work.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1986 (v.42#2) pg. 32