Tool Test: Benchtop Drill Presses
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Synopsis: 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 least 3 in. deep, checking them for flat and level tables, runout, power, and ease of use. Ultimately, three models stood out.
Drill presses tested include: Craftsman 21914, Delta DP350, General International 75-100, Grizzly G7943, Grizzly G0485, Jet JDP-15M, Robi DP121L, Shop Fox W1668, Shop Fox M1102.
Correction: In this PDF, we inadvertently put the Best Value logo on the wrong Grizzly drill press (there were two in the test). The winner, as indicated elsewhere in the article, was the Grizzly G7943.
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