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April 23, 2020. NOTE: I DO NOT post any items for sale on the Pinterest website!!! If one of my tools or machines is shown as "for sale" on the Pinterest website -BE WARNED - I did not post that offer on Pinterest. All tools and machines I offer for sale are posted here on my website (Beautiful Iron) and will be found at this page: http://www.beautifuliron.com/gs_blacksmith_tools_for_sale.htm
Some of the tools on this page are offered by myself, and some of these tools are offered for sale by other smiths. When any offer on this page is on behalf of another seller, I make no warrantees or guarentees on any tools offered by that seller. Buyer beware. Know what you are buying and know how to determine condition and repairs on any tools or machines offered here.
Latest update October 08, 2021.
Camelback Drill presses.
--SOLD-- #3 MT socket, gear driven auto-feed, back gears for multiple spindle speeds. Very heavy duty. This drill is in beautiful shape. Built for a lifetime of use. The drill was designed for use with a line shaft, a spring loaded pedal and belt shifting fork is still mounted on the base of the machine between the jack shaft and motor. Thus preserving the original configuration of the drill while still updating it to electrical operation. The drill was converted to electrical operation by addition of an electric motor. Motor belt drives fixed pulley on back of jack shaft. Drilling table swings left to the side of the machine for drilling without table. Drilling table is raised and lowered by jack screw. The jack screw is complete and still has original wrench for turning the jack screw. This drill is located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Scroll down for contact information to buy these drills.
-webmasters note - this is the kind of drill I personally look [for] for my own shop. These old drills were heavy, quiet, slow-turning, and very very long life. The slow speeds offered by back gears allows the slower drilling speeds for large drill bits and increased drill bit life for larger drill bits. Heavy cast iron construction offers smoother and quieter operation. If you want a good drill press for drilling larger holes in steel - this is the kind of drill to buy.
Drill press. Woodworking?
--SOLD-- #2 MT socket, large milling style table on knee. Drilling table slides on vertical dovetail way for smooth and accurate alignment with drill. Drill spindle head also slides vertically on its own dovetail way.
--webmasters note-- I don't have much information on this drill. It is highly unusual and has some features that are not common on drills today. Due to the spindle drive design, I would venture a guess that this drill was used at higher speeds for soft materials such as wood or plastics. The spindle is mounted in much the same way as camelback with chain and counterweight to support the weight of the spindle. Driven by jackshaft mounted crossways behind the drill. This drill looks like it was meant for woodworking shops.
More equipment will be offered in the future as it becomes available. All of the items here are in working condition at time of sale unless noted otherwise.
Updated October 08, 2021.
Created January 11, 2003