Drill press (Mastercraft) ID:42

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  • Type: Drill Press
  • Make/Model: Mastercraft 10" Drill Press with Laser
  • Serial Number: ??
  • Original Owner: Algenon
  • Loan Status: Donated to Protospace
  • Arrival Date: Pre 2013
  • Location: Metalworking Shop
  • Functional Status: Working
  • Usage Permissions: Open to Members & Friends
  • Certification: Self-Taught
  • Wiki ID: 42

Usage Notes

  • 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 turning right crank or pushing table sideways
  • Ensure table hole is lined up with bit. If not, bit will drill through table and ruin it.
  • Tighten rear-left bolt to secure table
  • Ensure workpiece is secured
  • Use depth-limiter knob to control max depth


  • 10" range, 2 1/4" stroke
  • 5 speeds (max 3020 RPM)
  • 3.2A motor
  • Battery laserline
  • Worklight
  • Rack & Pinion crank table adjust
  • 45° tilt
  • Drills holes in materials with more power and accuracy than a hand drill