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Forum topic by majuvla posted 12-12-2012 04:26 PM 885 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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majuvla

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12-12-2012 04:26 PM

How many Ws or kWs are efficent for drill press? Is it 0,5 to 1,0 kW or more, for all types of woodworking projects (boards and planks max up to 8cm ticknes 16-20 mm holes)?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted


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JohnnyStrawberry

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#1 posted 12-13-2012 12:22 PM

Hi Ivan,
here’s a European answer. :)
I chose the middle: Bosch PBD 40 with 710W
I can tell you from experience that it can make the tasks you specified.
I like this drillpress. It was worth its price.

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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#2 posted 12-13-2012 06:18 PM

Hi Ivan. In terms of our drill presses, I would get one with at least a 1/2 hp motor ( 373 watts). It will turn up to a 50MM Forstner bit…...................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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majuvla

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#3 posted 12-13-2012 06:41 PM

Thanks for tips.They were very helpfull.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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