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    They may seem benign but, like any shop tool, drill presses need to be treated with respect. Used improperly you can “helicopter” your material, burn up drill bits, launch a chuck key, and worse. Most drill press safety is all about common sense, and Tom is passing his common sense safety rules along to you.

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  • Ye Old Post Drill

    There have been a lot of questions about the old drill press in the back of my shop. It’s also called a post drill or blacksmith drill. The mechanism on this baby is very cool, and everything still works. If you can provide any info on how old the drill press might be, we’d love


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  • Using a Laser Sight on Your Drill Press

    George Vondriska provides tips on how to use a laser sight on your drill press for woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Perfectly Centered Hole in Sphere

    Drilling a perfectly centered hole in a wooden sphere is really tricky, unless you know this woodworking tip from George Vondriska for drilling them perfectly every time. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Use a Drill Press as a Clamp

    George Vondriska demonstrates how to use your drill press as a clamp. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Cutting Plugs / Using Plug Cutters

    Make nearly invisible covers for screw heads with plugs cut from the same wood as your woodworking project. George Vondriska guides you through the procedure for cutting plugs using a drill press, plug cutter bit, bandsaw and George’s secret weapon: masking tape.

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