Drill press, 8" (Jobmate) ID:69

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Type 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