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Wood working lathes are used for two types of turnings, spindle and face plates, Spindles are supported between the headstock and tailstock and rotated at anywhere from 450 RPM's to 4100 RPM's. The larger the diameter of the stock the slower the lathe rotates it. Face plates are mounted on the opposite end of the headstock leaving one face open for turning. Examples of face plate turnings are bowls, urns and platters.

Wood turning has a set of hand tools that are unique to the lathe. Parting tools. chisels and gouges are all used with a tool rest that supports the tool and allows safe and precise turnings.

  • Quick lock control levers easily positions tool rest

  • Large 10" inboard bowl turning capacity

  • Cast iron frame, head and tailstock to reduce chatter and vibration for smoother turning
    Wood Working Lathes
    General Maxi-Wood
    Working Lathe

  • Maximum turning capacity of 15" between centers, 45" with optional bed extension(extension available by special order)

  • V-belt provides smooth turning

  • 6 speeds: 480, 1270, 1960, 2730, 3327, and 4023 RPM

  • Motor - 115V, 1/2HP, 1475 RPm



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