Drill presses are precision tools, capable of boring holes in exact locations at carefully controlled depths. Drill presses typically used by woodworkers vary considerably in size and cost, from small benchtop models costing less than $100 to large floor
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- Tool Test: Drill Presses
A full-size drill press offers more power, larger, tables, and more swing than a benchtop model, and they don't require table space. We tested models with a quill ...
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- Tool Test: Benchtop Drill Presses
Do benchtop drill presses have the power and precision a furniture maker needs? This tool review looks at nine models that are at least 1/3 hp and can drill at ...
- Video: Radial-Arm Drill Presses
Our exclusive online review examines two benchtop models that offer extra reach and tilting heads
- Video: IWF 2006: Delta Updates Its Drill Press
Six-inch quill travel and variable speed top features list on two new drill presses for woodworkers
- Get More From Your Drill Press
Traditionally a machinist's tool, the drill press has evolved into a valuable piece of woodworking equipment. But in order to get the most from this machine, some ...
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- Tool Test: Drill-Press Review
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 ...
- My Five Essential Power Tools
Veteran woodworker Gary Rogowski offers his perspective on how he’d buy machines for his shop if he had to start all over again. This article should help you figure ...
- Drill Press Primer
Bernie Maas says that while the drill press is a premier hole maker, it makes quick work of mortises and it’s quiet and fairly safe to use. He explains benchtop ...
- Tuning Your Drill Press
Robert M. Vaughan, who restores old tools for a living, talks about three things that can prevent top performance in a drill press: vibration, play, and wobble ...