The Nova 1624 Lathe boasts the most power, versatility and features of any comparable mid-range lathe. Its swiveling headstock rotates a full 360°, and locks at any position for outboard turning of large items. The powerful 1.5 HP motor delivers 50% more power than comparable lathes, and features easy speed changes with a range of 215-3600 RPM. Solid cast iron components deliver rock solid performance and low vibration. The cam action levers make adjustments fast and easy, while the beefy rubber grips provide good ergonomics. All this fits into a compact workspace, yet is expandable to meet the needs of the largest projects. Includes cast iron and steel stand.Features:Quality materials-solid cast iron throughout.Incredible power in a compact working space, great for those who need all the workshop space they can get!Swivel head lets you position work where you want it for comfort and space efficiency.Head swivels 360° and locks at any position, with detents at 0°, 22°, 45° and 90°. High accuracy and easy swivel.Rugged 2MT spindles.Lathe accessories are common between Nova models, so your accessories can still be used if you choose to upgrade your Nova lathe in the future.Precision Machining.Quick-action cam controls adjust quickly and precisely to your requirements.Variable speed allows you to tailor the RPM to your specific project. An updated switch allows you to change your motor from forwared to reverse.
Replace your traditional spur drive with the Revolutionary Robert Sorby Stebcentre Morse Taper! An essential addition to every turner's toolkit, it incorporates a spring loaded point in stainless steel and a set of razor sharp teeth that bite into the workpiece. Provides added security for the novice turner by allowing you to vary the degree of bite to the point where kick back of the turning chisel is eliminated. The Stebcentre may also be removed without the need to stop and re-start the lathe. Simply wind back the tail stock and the piece can be withdrawn safely.Size refers to drive face diameter. Comes in diameters of 1/2", 7/8", and 1-1/4". Made in England.Technical Details:Replaces traditional spur drivesIncorporates a spring loaded point in stainless steel and a set of razor sharp teeth that bite into the workpieceLets you vary the degree of bite to the point where kick back of the turning chisel is eliminatedMay be removed without the need to stop and re-start the latheSize refers to drive face diameterComes in diameters of 1/2", 7/8", and 1-1/4"Made in England
With this package, we've taken a great lathe for pen turning and combined it with nearly everything you need to get started making pens: our popular Full-Size Carbide Turning Tool with a Square Radius Cutter, ten gold finish Slimline Pen Kits, plus the appropriate Mandrel and Drill Bit. Just purchase the pen blanks of your choice to get started in the rewarding art of pen turning! Jet JWL-1015VS Variable Speed Lathe: Whether for the novice woodturner searching for an affordable, user-friendly starter lathe, or the advanced turner adding a mini-lathe to their lineup, the new JET 1015 makes an ideal choice. With 15-1/2'' between centers, and a 10'' swing over the bed, this sturdy, smooth-running 15'' mini-lathe has the power, precision and versatility to turn both small bowls and spindles with ease. The lathe features variable, with three adjustable speed ranges so you can select the speed best suited to your project. When you're ready to turn your ideas into reality, the Jet 1015 mini lathe is a great place to start. Features: Variable speed with three speed ranges: 200-1050, 300-1750 and 600-3600 RPMIntegrated 24 position indexingImproved tensioning system with easier access to beltsWider bed ways provide increased rigidityLive center in the tailstockCast iron bed construction
No other book gives you such valuable information on the essential turning tool. Completely revised and updated, The Lathe Book is the comprehensive guide to woodturning machinery, incorporating the many innovations in the lathe and its accessories.Written by Ernie ConoverSoftcover, 8 X 10 in.192 pages, with color photos and drawingsPublished 2001A complete guide to the machine and its accessories.This book covers every aspect of the lathe, including how to choose one, how to select tools and accessories, how to maintain and repair the machine, and basic techniques. You will get:expert advice on choosing a lathetips on maintaining a lathe for optimal performanceeasy-to-follow basic techniques that help build lathe skillsmore than 220 color photos and illustrations"...a comprehensive guide to wood lathes..." -- Woodshop NewsThe Lathe Book