Top 10 Best Home Drill Press
for June 2023

A drill press is a handy tool to have at home for drilling holes into wood, metal, or plastic. It can come in handy for DIY projects as well as repairs around the house. A drill press can also come in handy for drilling holes into walls, ceilings, or floors, which can be helpful when installing a ceiling fan, hanging shelves or cabinets, or installing curtain rods or blinds.

In the Different Guide , we test drill presses for performance, including speed and power. We also evaluate ease of use, including how easy it is to set up, how stable the drill press is, and how easy it is to adjust the height of the drill press. We also test the noise level, the sturdiness of the drill press, and how easy it is to clean up after using the drill press. Here are the top 10 best drill presses to buy in 2022, according to testing and popular reviews.

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CO-Z 1100W Electric Magnetic Drill Press w 1.6 inch Boring Diameter Core Drill Bit Set, Portable Heavy Duty Power Mag Drill 2700lbf Electromagnet Drilling Machine for Any Surface and Home Improvement

CO-Z 1100W Electric Magnetic Drill Press w 1.6 inch Boring Diameter Core Drill Bit Set

by CO-Z
What We like

The CO-Z drill presses a powerful 1100W motor that drills 2" holes. While its not the most powerful or most accurate drill we tested, its $30 lower price makes it the best bargain.

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9.8
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CO-Z 1550W Electric Magnetic Drill Press w 2 inch Boring Diameter Core Drill Bit Set, Portable Heavy Duty Power Mag Drill 3500lbf Electromagnet Drilling Machine for Any Surface and Home Improvement

CO-Z 1550W Electric Magnetic Drill Press w 2 inch Boring Diameter Core Drill Bit Set

by CO-Z
What We like

This powerful drill press has enough power to drill two inch holes, and its compact design fits anywhere. One minor issue is that maintenance is difficult.

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9.4
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SHOP FOX W1670 1/2-Horsepower Floor Radial Drill Press

SHOP FOX W1670 1/2-Horsepower Floor Radial Drill Press

by Shop Fox
What We like

This floor drill press gives homeowners and DIY enthusiasts all the power, speed, and portability they need to drill holes everywhere
Floor model drill presses are lightweight and portable, making them good for traveling from room to room. The floor drill press is also good for working on uneven surfaces
Floor drill presses have lots of different features and options. This drill press has 5 speeds and powerful 1/2-horsepower motor. It's compact at 64-1/2" overall height and weighs in at 110 pounds
Floor drill presses are powerful tools.

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9.3
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CO-Z 1200W Electric Magnetic Drill Press with 0.9 inch Boring Diameter, Portable Heavy Duty Power Mag Drill 2900lb Force Electromagnet Industrial Drilling Machine for Any Surface and Home Improvement

CO-Z 1200W Electric Magnetic Drill Press with 0.9 inch Boring Diameter

by CO-Z
What We like

Its powerful motor and lightweight design can't be beat. Its performance is superior to any drill press we've tested, and its magnetic bottom keeps the drill press securely in place.

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8.9
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JET JDP-17 17

JET JDP-17 17" Drill Press (716300)

by WMH TOOL GROUP INC -- DROPSHIP
What We like

The Jet drill press was the top performer in our drill-press test. It's easy to use,build, and assemble. The drill press was easy to use, provided good accuracy and repeatability, and stays cool to the touch.

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8.7
SCORE
JET J-2500, 15

JET J-2500

by JET
What We like

At 2 pounds, the Jet J2500 is the heaviest drill press in our test, but it boasts the best lift-to-tilt ratio.

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8.5
SCORE
WEN 4210T 10 In. Drill Press with Laser

WEN 4210T 10 In. Drill Press with Laser

by WEN
What We like

The WEN 4210T drill press kit wins our overall best drill press recommendation thanks to its versatility, ease of use, and reasonable price.

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7.3
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Jet JDP-15B 15

Jet JDP-15B 15" Drill Press

by JET
What We like

This simple tool packs a lot of punch. Its powerful motor and range of speeds make it great for a range of projects, and its precision-forged cast-iron table makes for smooth and accurate work.

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7.3
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RIKON 30-120 13-Inch Drill Press

RIKON Power Tools RIKON 30-120 13-Inch Drill Press

by Rikon
What We like

RIKON® 8-1/2-Inch 13-Inch Drill Press is perfect for hobbyists and professionals
3 3/4-Inch (93mm) deep cast-iron vise with rear swiveling jaw
13-Inch (330mm) rigid cast iron table
1/2 HP motor (1725 RPM, 230V/1phase)
Spindle speeds 200-3,630 RPM
16 spindle speeds
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