The drill press is used for drilling accurate and consistent holes where the depth of the hole can be preset and repeated. In the Maker Lab we have a Grizzly Industrial bench top drill press.
Training Required: Basic Training and Power Tool Training
Materials: Variety of materials- wood, plastic, metals (requires the correct speed setting for the material and drill bit size)
Material Fees: We have limited material available in the scrap bin. You can bring your own materials.
Common Terminology: Chuck- the specialized clamp used to hold bits in the drill press. Make sure that bits are centered, straight, and securely held in the chuck.
Custom Jig for Pocket NC Mill
Drilled counterbore holes for attaching the jig to the Pocket NC mill and drilled holes we tapped for attaching stock to the jig.