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* Please read the drill press safety tips in the [[Drill Press Clamp Safety|Rapidly-Rotating Scythe FAQ]].
* Please read the drill press safety tips in the [[Drill Press Clamp Safety|Rapidly-Rotating Scythe FAQ]].
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== Training Points (draft content to support Ted's shop training initiative) ==
* '''Novice''' (must be supervised by user or higher level)
** Wood shop tour
** Safety glasses, dangling hair, hoodie strings, etc.
** Power switch location/operation
** Workpiece materials compatible with this machine
** Clamping the workpiece safely
** How hard to push the drill bit into the workpiece
** Marking an accurate hole location
* '''User'''
** Review all points above
** Center punch / center drill to begin holes
** Selecting drill bits
** Changing drill bits
** Adjusting the table height
** Setting the vertical travel stops
** Using a drill press vise
** Dust control system
** Cleanup with shop vac or brush
** How to tell when a bit needs to be sharpened
** Consumables costs
* '''Expert'''
** Review all points above
** Using brushes or sanders in the chuck
** Changing the drill speed
** Making fixtures for repeating hole locations
** Making fixtures for workpiece clamping
* '''Trainer'''
** Expert level with sufficient experience
[[Category:Machine Shop]]
[[Category:Machine Shop]]

Revision as of 10:40, 11 November 2012


Rockwell Drill Press

It is used for drilling holes in a variety of materials (metal, wood, etc.).

Basic Info

  • Ownership: TBD
  • Location: In the metal shop
  • What it looks like:

Rockwell drill press photo

Manufacturer Information

  • Make/Model: Rockwell 15-069 (1/2 HP motor)
  • Part Number: 1721149



  • Please wear safety glasses!


  • Drill press accessories are kept on the plastic shelves on the other side of the bench grinders.

Authorized Users and Trainers

No equipment access set up. See User:pajamapuma or Equipment Access Project for help.

Other References




Things that Need to be Done

Move to Wood Shop