My family gave me a benchtop drill press for a present. And even though I really wanted a bigger one, I decided it would be more considerate to make the smaller drill press act bigger than to return the gift. To make that happen, I mounted my drill press to a portable stand that I made out of 3⁄4" plywood. The movable shelf actually works better and faster than cranking the table up and down on a stationary press. And, because I mounted casters and handles to the stand, it’s more portable…
A standard table on a drill press really isn’t very helpful to a woodworker. Check out David Radtke’s shop-made drill press table plans. It’ll add tons of versatility to your drill press, and costs under $50 to make.
How to Make a Drill Press Dust Collection Jig with Scrap Wood and PVC Pipe
Pivoting PVC pipe dust collection jig. I’ve improved dust and chip collection considerably at my drill press using this adjustable jig for my shop vac hose. The hose port friction-fits into a couple of lengths of PVC pipe solvent-welded to an elbow. By Woodworker's Journal.