[Fab] Drill press fixed

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Wed Jul 25 16:01:18 PDT 2012


Also, use oil, take your time, set the speed (rpm vs torque) accordingly,
on any large cuts.

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Casey Callendrello <c1 at caseyc.net> wrote:

> Awesome. Thanks!
>
> I imagine some of our duller drill bits are also pushing the torque
> limit. Does anyone know how to sharpen drill bits using a bench grinder?
> If so, can you teach me?
> -c
>
>
> On 7/25/12 10:14 AM, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> > John and I installed the new chuck on the drill press last night.
> >
> > We believe the previous chuck was damaged due to using too-large hole
> > saw bits.  This style of chuck is attached to the drill via a "taper",
> > which can be loosened and damaged if given too much torque.
> >
> > So, please don't use drill bits larger than 1" diameter on the Ryobi
> > drill press at Noisebridge.  I'll try to put up a sign explaining this,
> > but if anybody beats me to it that would be great.
> >
> > The new chuck is Authentic German Engineering, including Auf<->Zu
> > markings.  It's pretty awesome.  The only downside is that it requires
> > two hands to tighten.  C'est la vie.
> >
> > -andy
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