Drill Press Safety Pointers

A drill press can be used for both woodworking and metalworking, and it’s a helpful tool for when you want to drill something more precisely than would be possible manually. However, like with any other piece of heavy equipment, every operator needs to know how to use it properly so that it isn’t a hazard. … Read more

SKIL Drill Press Review

A brand you have come to trust and rely on, SKIL offers the 3220-01 bench drill press with a three year warranty.  A compact press with impressive features for its size including laser guided hole alignment, 1/2” drill chuck, five speeds from 570RPM to 3050RPM, and improved safety features, all for a modest price compared … Read more

WEN 4208 Drill Press Review

WEN products have proven to be a powerhouse name in the tool and hardware market.  The WEN 4208 table top drill press is no exception to the brand’s reputation.  Lightweight, small sized, five speeds, and a 1/2” chuck make this small tool a force to be reckoned with.   Key Features:   How many times … Read more

Rockwell Drill Press Review

Rockwell’s Shop Series RX7033 bench-top drill press offers the home hobbyist and workshop maker a reliable drill press with a strong motor and five speeds varying between 620RPM to 3100RPM.  The 1/2” chuck will accept those larger drill bits and the solid working table will support any project you are working on.   Key Features: … Read more

Shop Fox W1668 Drill Press Review

If you are looking for that all on one tool that will make your hobby building or home workbench more accessible, the Shop Fox W1668 may be the bench drill press you are looking for.  Larger swing and spindle travel distances, oscillating sander option, 5/8” chuck, and an adjustable twelve speed pulley system grants you … Read more

Genesis Drill Press Review

The Genesis brand brings you high quality tools at a lower cost.  The GDP805P is a five speed bench drill press that will cut consistent and clean holes on any of your home hobby builds.  The 1/2” chuck and 45° tilting 6.25” table will provide the versatility of size and space without occupying your entire … Read more

Locating the Best Benchtop Drill Press

For serious wood- and metalworkers, a drill press is an invaluable tool to include in your workshop. These powerful pieces of equipment offer significant advantages over standard handheld drills and can enhance the quality of your final product while saving you serious time and effort. What are the Advantages of a Drill Press? Improved speed … Read more