Jigs for the Drill Press
Increase the versatility of this basic machine using low-cost, shopmade accessories
Gary Rogowski explains how to make simple drill-press boring jigs to handle stock of odd shapes and sizes and uncommon drilling tasks. He shares various methods for cutting mortises on the drill press, drilling into end grain, and tips on holding nonsquare stock firmly. The article includes information on repetitive, accurate drilling, as well as detailed project plans for drill-press jigs for mortising and for drilling into round stock or angled work, as well as a vertical boring jig.
From Fine Woodworking #140