Drill Press Depth Guage Mounting Ring
by HeavyOsmium, published
Use This Project
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
This is a mounting ring for a drill press depth guage. I have a cheap drill press and the original broke years ago. This replacement should clamp to the arbor and the guage pointer bolts to this.
Sketched in solidworks. I made mine to be similar to the original part but thicker in the area where the original broke. Mine was printed in ABS at 0.5mm layer thickness with fairly high infill for strength.
NOTE: I noticed when I installed the mounting ring on my drill press that the inner diameter of the ring was a bit tight. I had to sand quite a bit out to get it to fit onto the drill press. Perhaps I measured the original incorrectly or the tolerances of finished parts from my printer are too large. If I knew more about OpenSCAD I would make a parametric version. Also, since my part is thicker than the original, the threaded end of the rod for the depth indicator did not extend far enough through the part for the washer and nut to fit. I ended up recessing this hole a bit.
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingPrint Fulfilment
Order a print of this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Drill Press Depth Guage Mounting Ring by HeavyOsmium is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- You must distribute Remixes under the same license as the original.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving HeavyOsmium a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure HeavyOsmium would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).