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I beleive it was Edison himself who wrote: "now if only there was a way to put all your body weight onto a drill. that would really be something!" or maybe it was Twain
anyway, make a chair where the legs are
metal tubes with grips on the bottom, and
the seat can slide up and down the legs
easily. there would be a number of clamps
and fitting on the bottom of the seat, and
that's where you put the drill. line it up
with where you want your whole, or your
screw, and sit on it. turn on the drill. goes
down nice and easy.
I was building a deck when i came up
with this. It's ideal for hard surfaces, when
you need your full weight on the drill. It
won't spin you because of the grips and
mostly because of your own inertia.
warning: small children should not use
this product as it may turn into a personal
||What happens when i want a hole in a wall?
||Is not a drill press capable of putting even more force down? Lever?
||I like this - like a carpenter's brace but with a seat on it.
More portable than a drill press, which is important (things
that need a lot of effort to drill are typically big and
||Doesn't having to exert more pressure on your drill suggest that your drill-bits aren't sharp enough? -
Unless you're drilling into stone or concrete - fair enough, carry on.