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