Safety Tip The Drill Press Is A Very Versatile Machine To Have In Your Workshop If You Are Just Getting Into Woodworking This Is One Machine You Will Not Regret Adding To Your Shop
Safety tip the drill press is a very versatile machine to have in your workshop if you are just getting into woodworking this is one machine you will not regret adding to your shop is article about Magazine bookmarked by frederick with ID 12200528563 was uploaded on 08-01-2019 and has been viewed 278,692 times.
The Drill Press With the proper drill bits, you can drill through all kinds of materials, including wood, metal, plastics and glass.Safety is rather basic for the drill press, as there is usually no reason to put your hands very close to the drill bit.
So I'll just highlight a few safety considerations aside from the obvious (like don't put your hand under the drill bit!).1) I highly recommend that you unplug the machine when changing belts for speed changes.
One of my students once turned the machine on while I was in the middle of changing the belts.He simply wasn't thinking, and luckily, I wasn't holding one of the belts at the time.2) Eye protection is recommended.
For most smaller holes, wood chips really don't fly very far.However, be careful with some of the larger bits, especially when drilling metal.If you use your drill press with a sanding drum, it can really kick up a lot of sawdust.
3) You might find ear plugs necessary at times.Noise is rarely a problem, but there are times (i.e.when withdrawing the drill bit from a deep hole in hardwood) that noise from the drill is excessive One final safety...