Our Top Choice
Shop Fox Deluxe Variable Speed Mill / Drill
Shop Fox provides excellent customer service and makes a wide range of workshop equipment, including this mill with push button variable speed and adjustable steel feet.
Over 14 inches of headstock movement with 90-degree tilt. Emergency stop button and see-through chip guard with safety switch. Simple hole threading with quick reverse tapping.
Only handles medium-sized jobs.
6” x 21”
1 HP Brushless, 110V
Sherline 5400A/5410A Deluxe Mill Package A
Sherline is an expert manufacturer of lathe/milling machines that offer updated features like oil reservoirs for constant lubrication on the X, Y, and Z axis. This includes the 5400A/5410A.
Assists in accurate measurements with laser engraved 12” base that gives 2” of additional Y-axis travel. Adjustable zero hand wheels. 1/4” drill chuck & draw bolt. Leadscrew cover.
Extremely lightweight mill, but that may be preferred for home workshops.
2.75” x 13”
.33 HP, 90V
Jet Mill/Drill With R-8 Taper
People have used Jet milling machines for years with satisfying results. This model is a lightweight alternative to quality mills that can weigh upwards of a ton.
Extra-large work table. Quick-stop knob. Easy-to-read internal depth gauge. Quick slide latch makes fast adjustments to the belt for changes in spindle speed.
Gauging alignment after lifting and lowering the head can sometimes be tricky.
9.5” x 31.25”
2 HP, 115V/230V
OTMT X2 Variable Speed Mini Mill
OTMT machines are sold exclusively through the Travers Tool Company, which specializes in metalworking tools and industrial supplies. The X2 model is versatile and affordable.
A great starter mill with a head tilt of up to 45 degrees. Comes at an accessible price with 2 speed variables, a .47” T-slot, and an easy-to-read dial at .0001” for accuracy.
Not a full-sized mill.
3.62” x 15.35”
.5 HP, 110V
Granberg Small Log Mill
Granberg specializes in chain saw attachments. This machine allows you to efficiently saw trees on site and produce lumber that can be used for building or woodworking.
A lightweight, mobile option for milling work. Perfect for carpenters, woodworkers, or property owners. Accommodates up to 20” Bar.
Not as fast as a professional milling machine, but it’s a nice portable sawmill. You may want to invest in a pair of Kevlar chaps for safety.
Saw not included