Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Champion post drill
Catalog Number:
0011.1
Description:
Champion no. 102 blacksmith self or manual feed post drill belt driven with swing away table, chuck, and key.
Date:
ca. 1910
Size:
H-34 W-9.5 D-11.5 inches
Made:
Champion Blower & Forge Co., Lancaster, PA.
Kid Tales:
The flat wheel on the side of this post drill was attached to a motor or other power source using a flat belt. The wheel on top was used to raise or lower the drill as it cut though the steel or wood placed on the table. Why do you think it was called a post drill?
Subjects:
Drill presses
Blacksmithing
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Champion No. 102 Post DrillChampion No. 102 Post Drill