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Shop Fox Radial Drill Press
Over the years, Shop Fox has shown commitment to building machines that are durable and perform optimally. The W1680 1-Horsepower 17-Inch Floor Model Drill Press lives up to that tradition.
The power makes this machine good for hardwood and metal. The adjustment/layout is good. It operates quietly and is quite affordable.
The knob to pull down the drill head is made of plastic, which means it can break easily. But if you can be careful with handling, this is a pretty solid machine.
3 ¼ inches
Precision cast iron
Skil 10 In. Laser Drill Press
Since 1924, the driving force behind Skil has been innovation. This commitment to innovation shows in its SKIL 3320-01 3.2 Amp 10-Inch Drill Press, a popular product for good reasons.
It is smooth and quiet during use. The laser works well, assisting with precision. It's great value for the price.
It is difficult changing the speed, but once you get that done, it works elegantly.
14 x 14 inches
Tilting work surface
Delta 18 In. Laser Drill Press
With almost a century of expertise, Delta is one of the most respected names in woodworking tools today. The 18-900L Laser Drill Press lives up to the company's high standards.
It is easy to set up. Changing speed is fast. The quill travel is very smooth.
When the attached light is on, it becomes difficult to see the laser.
20 x 14 inches
Micro-adjustable depth stops
Jet Bench Model Drill Press
JET is a leading manufacturer of metalwork and woodwork products, offering customer-specific solutions. Its J-2530 15-Inch 3/4-Horsepower 115-Volt Bench Model Drill Press shows its commitment to value.
It is very accurate for precision jobs. It is strong and durable, and operates very smoothly.
Cannot work in reverse.
14 x 14 inches
Large quill for greater accuracy
WEN 4208 8-Inch 5-Speed Drill Press
WEN has been designing and distributing high quality and affordable tools for decades. Its expertise has made it a name. The 4208 8-Inch 5-Speed Drill Press is pure class!
It is easy to assemble. Speed control and digital readout are easy to read. Operation is quite smooth.
The table is a bit tricky to adjust, but when you get the hang of it, you will love this machine.
6 ½ x 6 ½ inches
Work table tilts and adjusts