The depth stop on my drill press was a pain to adjust—spinning the stop nut down and up, even an inch or two, was time-consuming and annoying.

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The depth stop on my drill press was a pain to adjust—spinning the stop nut down and up, even an inch or two, was time-consuming and annoying. So I replaced the factory depth stop with a shop-made, clamp-on version. To make it, I found a nut that matched the threads on my drill-press' depth-adjustment rod, cut it in half vertically with a hacksaw, and epoxied the two halves to the jaws of an inexpensive spring clamp.
—Dennis Snyder, South Burlington, Vt.