FROM THE WORKSHOP

Handy bling for the pedestal drill

THE pedestal drill is one of the most useful machines in the workshop. But its versatility can be expanded with a range of accessories, as Josh Giumelli explains. Photos: Ben White and Josh Giumelli.

Josh Giumelli
  Add-on advantage? There are a range of accessories that can be fitted to the average pedestal drill, but not all are as useful as each other. This power tapping head is great for repetitive tapping jobs, and keeps threaded holes accurately aligned.

Add-on advantage? There are a range of accessories that can be fitted to the average pedestal drill, but not all are as useful as each other. This power tapping head is great for repetitive tapping jobs, and keeps threaded holes accurately aligned.

Pedestal drills, drill bits and drill sharpening have been covered in depth over the years in many Workshop articles. We've covered buying a pedestal drill, using a pedestal drill and even operating a...

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