Tool Test: Drill-Press Review
Nine floor models that sell for $420 or less offer good options for the home shop
Bernard Maas compares nine 15-in. to 17-in. full-height, lower-priced drill presses that might be chosen for a home shop. A comparison chart, along with details on how he evaluated them, includes information on changing speeds, depth stops, and tilt mechanisms. He also offers tips on how to check for chuck runout.
From Fine Woodworking #162