Shop Fox W1668 3/4 HP 13-Inch Bench-Top Drill Press Review

shop-fox-w1668Shop Fox W1668 3/4 HP 13-Inch Bench-Top Drill Press is a drill that will satisfy all your woodwork and drilling needs, as its name says, it is equipped with a powerful 0.75 Horse power motor, accompanied by a convenient 12 speed drilling which ranges from 250 to 3,050 RPM. Shop Fox W1668’s armed with an oscillating sander which makes it able to work with contour sanding, alongside a clearance hole to be used while sanding, which makes it withstand heavy duty.

Price and main features list

The Shop Fox W1668 3/4 HP 13-Inch Bench-Top Drill Press costs $320, which was $349.99, which means the discount is about 9{9a380f4e84d98486cb4e3fb0b774145dd920d53eef77a0fda2ce39067aee7610}. And you can get free shipping by using the Super Saver Shipping. Also it can come with a gift wrap if you choose the “this will be a gift” option while purchasing.

Here are just some of the great features of Shop Fox W1668:

  • Powered by a ¾ Horse power motor (1,725 RPM).
  • Voltage is 110-volts.
  • Dimension 23 X 13 X 38 inches.
  • 12 different speeds ranging from 250 RPM to 3,050 RPM.
  • A round work surface with diameter =12-3/8 inches.
  • Round table swings to 360 degrees.
  • Tilt able table to right and left (45 degrees).
  • 2-1/4 inches in dust port size.
  • 171 pounds in shipping weight.
  • Spindle travel equals 3-1/4 inch.
  • 16 mm drill chuck.

Who is it for?

For professional woodwork shop owners and amateur hobbyists, who always seen sanding a tough and a rather messy job, Shop Fox W1668 3/4 HP 13-Inch Bench-Top Drill Press and its price makes it the best and most logical choice for sanding. In addition it withstands any heavy duty drilling jobs.

Pros and cons

Easy to assemble and doesn’t need a guide or assembly instructions to do so. Runs smoothly, quite and doesn’t produce much noise while working.

High safety standards, as there is the spring chuck key feature along with the switch on the belt door. And of course its sanding feature, as it comes with 12 different speeds, oscillating sander and a round working surface with clearance hole in it which makes sanding a pleasurable experience rather than the mess it used to be. And Shop Fox W1668 3/4 HP 13-Inch Bench-Top Drill Press comes with a very convenient and reasonable price if compared to its features and quality. Just as its latest version the (H0625), but a lot more improved and developed, especially when it comes to sanding as its features and clever design makes it able to do any drilling-related jobs specially in sanding.

Why you should buy it?

As mentioned in the introduction, its last version the (H0625) was the best machinery when it comes to sanding, but this version puts the (H0625) and any other drilling machines that claims to be best machine in sanding to ultimate shame. Shop Fox W1668 3/4 HP 13-Inch Bench-Top Drill Press is simply the best quality with the best price alongside fantastic features and of course, a beast in sanding.

Verdict

A very easy decision and a very easy YES, as it combines all what is needed in one piece of machinery, whether its sanding or normal drilling Shop Fox W1668 3/4 HP 13-Inch Bench-Top Drill Press is what you are looking for.