Best Drill Press 2020 (UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2020)

Are you looking for the best drill press to drill holes easily? In this article, we share the top drill presses on the market.

At number 1 we have the Jet J-2500 drill press.

JET J-2500This powerful drill press from Jet comes looking fairly standard with a base color of black and hints of red and gray.

The Jet J-2500 drill press comes with a three quarter horsepower engine that is going to give you unmatched spindle speeds compared to the direct competition. You can get speeds ranging from 200 up to 3630 rotations per minute. There are a total of 16 different speed settings for various jobs.

This versatile drill press can cut through a variety of different materials. You can go through 5/8ths inch cast-iron and ½ inch of mild steel with no noticeable hiccups or interruptions.

The table of the J-2500 can support up to 44-pounds of material and gives you 132.25-square inches of workspace.

This offering from Jet also comes with US-based customer and technical service, as well as every replacement part you could ever require, guaranteed.

At number 2 we have the WEN 4208 drill press.

WEN 4208 8You are most likely always going to recognize a WEN tool with its bold orange logo on a black background, and this drill press certainly looks like a WEN.

The WEN 4208 drill press comes ready to play with a one third horsepower motor that has variable speed control with five different speed settings. You can choose from 740 all the way up to 3140 rotations per minute, with speeds in between.

With all of that versatility, you are going to need a good spindle, and the one equipped on the 4208 can go up to two inches in depth and eight inches in diameter. You are also going to get a half-inch keyed chuck with storage already built-in.

This drill press has a cast iron base for extreme durability and comes with a one-year manufacturer warranty for peace of mind.

At number 3 we have the Skil 3320-01 drill press.

SKIL 3320-01Skil has its own unique style, and their drill press gets it with the dark crimson base color and white logo on a black background.

This versatile Skil 3320-01 drill press has a 3.2 Amp motor inside that is capable of producing speeds between 750 and 3050 rotations per minute with no load. There are a total of five different speeds to choose from.

It also uses the X2 laser, which has two beams that are going to ensure that your hole is drilled perfectly regardless of the difficulty. The drill itself can reach a diameter of 10-inches and go to a depth of 2 and 3/8ths inches.

The Skil 3320 drill press can also be tilted up to 45-degrees either direction to give you better angles while you are drilling.

With a three-year warranty from Skil, this drill press will be a must-have for anyone in construction.

At number 4 we have the Shop Fox W1668 drill press.

Shop Fox W1668Shop Fox has designed an eye-catching drill press that comes with a lot of shiny silver and black and red throughout.

The ShopFox W1668 drill press is powerful and efficient with a 110-Volt three quarter horsepower motor. With various speed settings between 250 and 3050 rotations per minute, it is very versatile as well.

The drill chuck is slightly larger at 5/8ths inches and is going to be compatible with all kinds of different accessories.

This drill press can swing up to 13.25-inches in diameter and penetrate up to 3.25-inches, giving you the ability to do many different jobs.

For an added bonus, the W1668 is also a spindle sander. It comes packaged with three different drums measuring between 1 and 2 inches, as well as the corresponding sandpaper.

At number 5 we have the Rockwell ShopSeries RK7033 drill press.

ShopSeries RK7033The ShopSeries drill press from Rockwell looks different enough with a bronze top casing, yellow handles, and shades of black and dark gray.

This drill press comes equipped with an impressive 6.2 Amp motor that gives you plenty of power to get the job done. As it has five different speed settings you can get it spinning anywhere from 620 to 3100 rotations per minute with no load.

Rockwell has ensured that this drill press is made to last, as the worktable is constructed of solid cast iron. The table itself is capable of tilting 45-degrees on either side to give you a better angle on your work.

The Rockwell ShopSeries RK7033 drill press is going to be a great buy on a budget, and it also comes with an impressive two-year limited warranty.

So that sums up the top drill presses.