The Best Drill Press for Woodworking (Benchtop and Floor): Buying Guide and Reviews

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If you’ve found yourself sweating bullets trying to bore a straight hole with a hand drill, it might be time to consider a drill press. Having the right drill press can be the key to getting a project done right. This is why we’re going to walk you through and find the best drill press for woodworking.

Top Rated Drill Presses for Woodworking. Our Picks

Editor's Pick
WEN 4212 10-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
Budget Pick
HICO 8-Inch Bench Top Drill Press 5...
Upgrade Pick
WEN 4214 12-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
SKIL 3320-01 3.2 Amp 10-Inch Drill Press
ShopSeries RK7033 6.2-Amp 10" Drill...
Model
WEN 4212 10-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
HICO 8-Inch Bench Top Drill Press 5...
WEN 4214 12-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
SKIL 3320-01 3.2 Amp 10-Inch Drill Press
ShopSeries RK7033 6.2-Amp 10" Drill...
Drilling Depth
2 inches
2 inches
3-1/8 inches
N/A
N/A
Maximum Speed
530-3100 RPM
760-3070 RPM
580-3200 RPM
570-3050 RPM
620-3100 RPM
Swing
10 inches
8 inches
12 inches
10 inches
10 inches
Table Tilt
0-45°
0-45°
0-45°
0-45°
0-45°
Price
$209.26
Price not available
$267.48
Price not available
$229.99
Customer Rating
Editor's Pick
WEN 4212 10-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
Model
WEN 4212 10-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
Drilling Depth
2 inches
Maximum Speed
530-3100 RPM
Swing
10 inches
Table Tilt
0-45°
Price
$209.26
Customer Rating
Budget Pick
HICO 8-Inch Bench Top Drill Press 5...
Model
HICO 8-Inch Bench Top Drill Press 5...
Drilling Depth
2 inches
Maximum Speed
760-3070 RPM
Swing
8 inches
Table Tilt
0-45°
Price
Price not available
Customer Rating
Upgrade Pick
WEN 4214 12-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
Model
WEN 4214 12-Inch Variable Speed Drill...
Drilling Depth
3-1/8 inches
Maximum Speed
580-3200 RPM
Swing
12 inches
Table Tilt
0-45°
Price
$267.48
Customer Rating
SKIL 3320-01 3.2 Amp 10-Inch Drill Press
Model
SKIL 3320-01 3.2 Amp 10-Inch Drill Press
Drilling Depth
N/A
Maximum Speed
570-3050 RPM
Swing
10 inches
Table Tilt
0-45°
Price
Price not available
Customer Rating
ShopSeries RK7033 6.2-Amp 10" Drill...
Model
ShopSeries RK7033 6.2-Amp 10" Drill...
Drilling Depth
N/A
Maximum Speed
620-3100 RPM
Swing
10 inches
Table Tilt
0-45°
Price
$229.99
Customer Rating

Our Editor's pick for the best drill press for woodworking is the WEN 4212 10-Inch Variable Speed Drill... The WEN 10-inch drill press has the most value for your money. The speed variable gives you the best control for a precise bore. Along with the accessory options available and a strong customer support line, we feel this is the best choice for the consumer.