Trick Out Your Drill Press

If you've just bought a new drill press, or are looking for ways to expand the usefulness of the one you have, you can add a few store-bought and shop-made accessories that make it really versatile. In this video, WOOD magazine's Jim Heavey demonstrates the installation and use of a drill-press mortising attachment. Next, he shows a clever shop-made step-and-repeat fence for drilling multiple shelf-pin holes precisely. Watch this video and keep your drill press from being just a "boring" machine.

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