Delta 12" Benchtop Drill Press

WOOD magazine rating


The DP300L includes 120V, 60 Hz, 1,720 rpm induction motor, fully adjustable laser pod, drill press utility tray, flexible lamp, tilting table, adjustable locking depth stop, rack and pinion table-raising/lowering mechanism, 1/2" Capacity Chuck and Key, belt and pulleys, column and base stand.

• Flexible lamp provides extra light to the work surface
• Durable, textured plastic, 11" diameter tray keeps tools within reach; swings out of the way when necessary
• Industrial induction motor for long-lasting, smooth performance
• Bright laser crosshairs clearly indicate the drill point
• Tilting table for angular drilling, with sides ledges and slots for fast clamping work
• Motor: 1/3 HP, 120V, 60 Hz, 1 Phase, 1,725 rpm
• Speeds: 5 (620; 1,100; 1,720; 2,340; 3,100 rpm)
• Table Size: 8-1/2"x9-7/8"
• Table Tilt: With C-clamp edge and parallel slots
• Column Diameter: 2-3/8"
• Spindle Taper: Jacobs 33
• Chuck Taper: Jacobs 33
• Quill Diameter: 1-1/2"
• Quill Stroke: 2-3/8"
• Key Chuck Capacity: 1/2"
• Chuck to Table Capacity: 14-1/8"
• Chuck to Base Capacity: 19"
• Height: 32"
• Width: 18"
• Depth: 13"
• Weight: 78 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Best for drilling small holes

Review Summary

This machine is light-duty, with the belt slipping easily when using large bits and hole saws. Its handles are small and toyish, it has an inch less of quill stroke than comparable models, and it has the smallest table. The DP300L's laser proved accurate and helpful, and we liked the flexible worklight. Its dial depth stop performed well in testing.

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out of 5





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