The Nova Comet II Midi Lathe packs the capacity and rugged stability of much larger lathes into a portable, space-saving design. And with the included G3 Comet II reversible chuck, you can take full advantage of the lathe's reversing feature for better versatility and a superior finish. The lathe has electronic variable speed from 250 to 4000 RPM-perfect for a variety of projects from pens to bowls. In addition, Nova's unique Versaturn Adaptable Technology, paired with the optional accessory attachments, transforms the lathe into an all-in-one wood turning and woodworking system. Features of the Nova Comet II: Electronic variable speed motor offers a wide RPM range from 250 to 4000 RPM - perfect for a variety of projects from pens to bowlsForward and reverse switch offers additional flexibility and allows you to achieve a superior finish12'' Swing capacity over bed and 16.5'' between centers, extendable to 42''/1066mm with accessory Bed Extension (44435, sold separately)3-Step pulley system offers different speed ranges while providing maximum flexibility. The middle step usually provides enough range for most wood turning applications.However, the additional 2 steps provide more torque for more demanding applicationsVersaturn Adaptable Technology accessories allow you to use your Nova Comet II as a grinding wheel, wire brush, sanding disc, belt sander or wet stoneQuality materials-solid cast iron throughoutRugged 2MT spindlesLathe accessories are common between Nova models, so you can still use your accessories if you choose to upgrade your Nova lathePrecision MachiningOptional Bed Extension (44435, sold separately) lets you make your lathe as long as needed without permanently occupying workshop spaceQuick-action cam controls adjust quickly and precisely to your requirements Features of the Nova G3 Comet II Chuck (44597): Designed for the Nova Comet II Midi LatheLocking set screw lets you use the chuck in reverse mode.Can be used on lathes without a reversing spindle, but the set screw must be removedNOT compatible with the JET 1221VSSmall, compact design minimizes load on small spindles and bearingsOpen back for easy cleaningPrecise, powerful hardened gear action with Tuff Lock technologySingle-handed operation with included chuck keyAble to take all Nova accessory jaws. However, please note: the larger accessory jaws in the Nova line are not recommended for use on the Nova G3 Comet II Chuck (for more information, see the offers for individual jaw sets)1'' 8-TPI RH threading-fits the Comet II Midi LatheUp to 400mm/14'' diameter swing capacityUp to 350mm/14'' diameter bowls using 50mm/2" Jaws (supplied with chuck)Up to 50mm/2'' length spigots (using 50mm/2'' Jaws (supplied with chuck)Full packaged weight is (std) 1.4 kgs/3.1 lbs. Features standard on all Nova chucks: All Nova chucks are four-jaw, self centering scroll chucks for fast, secure setupsThe four jaw design firmly grips both round and square woodQuality materialsPrecision machined in one operation from a solid steel block for optimal accuracyPolished self metal finish to allow for closer tolerances and accuracyCommon accessory jaw fixing profile compatible across all Nova chucks and accessoriesJaw slides made from high-tech copper fused steel for maximum hardness, wear, and self-lubricating propertiesSpecial woodturning dovetail profile on jawsAuto safety stop feature-jaw slides can't protrude past the chuck bodyComprehensive instructionsSafe Lock Woodworm screw included for fast mounting of rough timbers2-Year Warranty
This tool combines all of the turner's most commonly used gauges into one efficient device. It includes a dovetail gauge, diameter gauge, center finder, dowel gauge, angle checker, dovetail marking tool, ruler, protractor and faceplate marking tool. With over 10 functions, you'll work faster and have less clutter around your lathe. Made from heavy-duty polycarbonate. Dovetail Gauge: A fast and easy way to create and check a dovetail recess. Perfect companion for your NOVA chuck.Diameter Gauge: Effortlessly determine the different diameter size of a workpiece. Ideal for cutting beads.Center Finder: Simple and accurate way of finding the center of your workpiece.Dowel Gauge: Doweling can turn dicey when the dowels don't measure up! This gauge helps.Bowl Chisel Gauge: Handy tool checks different angles for bowl chisels.Angle Checker: Checks cutting angles of chisels, knives, blades and scissors with eight commonly used angles.Also features a furniture dovetail marking tool, ruler, protractor and faceplate marking out tool.The only gauge available for Nova chuck jaw dovetail measurements.
Extend the turning capacity of your Jet JWL-1015 lathe (e.g. 47681, sold separately) from 15-1/2" to 36-1/2" with the JWL-1015 Bed Extension. The bed extension is built of the same heavy-duty cast iron as the lathe is, which means it soaks up vibration for extremely stable turning. Once the extension is attached, the lathe has a three-legged configuration which translates into excellent rigidity and resistance to sagging.Features:Increases distance between centers from 15-1/2" to 36-1/2".Heavy-duty cast iron construction for stability and less vibration.Once extension is installed, one leg of the 1015 lathe becomes a center leg, providing excellent support for the bed.
Internationally acclaimed turner and teacher Richard Raffan shows how to turnspectacular bowls on a lathe. Explore topics such as preparing bowl blanks, sharpeningtools, using bowl gouges and scrapers, sanding, finishing and more. Running time: 120minutes.