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| Owner = TBD
 
| Owner = TBD
  
| StorageLocation = In the metal shop
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| StorageLocation = In the Wood Shop
  
 
| MakeModel = Rockwell 15-069 (1/2 HP motor)
 
| MakeModel = Rockwell 15-069 (1/2 HP motor)
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| PartNumber = 1721149
 
| PartNumber = 1721149
  
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| Documentation =  
 
* 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]].
 
  
 
| LooksLike = [[File:Rockwelldrillpress.jpg|Rockwell drill press photo]]
 
| LooksLike = [[File:Rockwelldrillpress.jpg|Rockwell drill press photo]]
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* Please wear safety glasses!
 
* Please wear safety glasses!
  
| Instructions =
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| Instructions =  
 
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* Use the Jet drill press instead.
* Drill press accessories are kept on the plastic shelves on the other side of the bench grinders.
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| OtherReferences = TBD
 
| OtherReferences = TBD
  
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| MaintenanceInfo =
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* Return spring failed, only limited functionality could be restored. Further repair not practical. Replacement part not available.
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* Bearings are in poor condition.
  
| MaintenanceInfo = TBD
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| ToDos = Move out of Wood Shop, find alternative use and/or scrap.
 
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| ToDos = Move to Wood Shop
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| FAQs = TBD
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== Training Points (draft content to support Ted's shop training initiative) ==
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* '''Novice''' (Group or Individual trainingl)
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** Wood shop tour
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** Safety glasses, dangling hair, hoodie strings, etc.
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** Power switch location/operation
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** Workpiece materials compatible with this machine
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** Clamping the workpiece safely
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** How hard to push the drill bit into the workpiece
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** Marking an accurate hole location
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** Center punch / center drill to begin holes
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** Selecting drill bits
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** Changing drill bits
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** Cleanup with shop vac or brush
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* '''User'''
 
** Review all points above
 
** Adjusting the table height
 
** Setting the vertical travel stops
 
** Using a drill press vise
 
** Dust control system
 
** How to tell when a bit needs to be sharpened
 
** Changing the drill speed
 
** Using Forstner and other large (over 1/2 in) bits
 
** Consumables costs
 
  
* '''Expert'''
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| FAQs =
** Review all points above
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TBD
** Using brushes or sanders in the chuck
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** Making fixtures for repeating hole locations
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** Making fixtures for workpiece clamping
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* '''Trainer'''
 
** Expert level with sufficient experience
 
  
 
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[[Category:Machine Shop]]
 
[[Category:Machine Shop]]

Revision as of 19:14, 18 January 2013



Rockwell Drill Press

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

Basic Info

  • Ownership: TBD
  • Location: In the Wood Shop
  • What it looks like:

Rockwell drill press photo

Manufacturer Information

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

Documentation

Rules

  • Please wear safety glasses!

Instructions

  • Use the Jet drill press instead.

Other References

TBD

Maintenance

  • Return spring failed, only limited functionality could be restored. Further repair not practical. Replacement part not available.
  • Bearings are in poor condition.

Things that Need to be Done

Move out of Wood Shop, find alternative use and/or scrap.

FAQs

TBD