Drill press, 8" (Jobmate) ID:69

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  • Name: Drill Press
  • Make/Model: Jobmate 8"
  • Serial Number: ??
  • Original Owner: Thomas L
  • Loan Status: Long term loan
  • Arrival Date: Fall 2010
  • Location: Woodworking Shop
  • Functional Status: Working
  • Usage Permissions: Open to Members & Friends
  • Certification: Self-Taught
  • Wiki ID: 69

Usage Notes

  • There are 3 belt settings, ensure the belt setting is correct for the material
  • Adjust bit with chuck key, then return chuck key to its holder
  • Twist chuck by hand to ensure bit is centered, not stuck between two jaws
  • Adjust table height/position by loosening rear left bolt, then lifting the table manually (twisting left and right helps)
  • Ensure table hole is lined up with bit. If not, bit will drill through table and ruin it (note existing "extra" hole)
  • Tighten rear-left bolt to secure table
  • Ensure workpiece is secured


  • Jobmate Bench Drill Press, 8-in
  • Adjustable depth stop for accurate measurement. Tilting table with clamping slots. Column to chuck is 4" (10.16cm). 1/2" keyed chuck