Wood Lathe

How many amps does a lathe use? + Other Key Questions

Lathe machines have enormous appetites. They use their fair share of electricity the instant you switch them on. As a result, while feeding your power equipment, you may have tripped a few circuit breakers in your shop. It’s better to check the wiring to ensure you have enough electricity for your hungry power tools. Check…

Difference between Powermatic 45 and 90 | How these Lathes Compare

Choosing between the Powermatic 45 and 90 can be tough since there are a lot of similarities. There is a need for scrutiny of the projects and their construction. That way, you come up with Differences that will attract you to one power tool over the other. Compare speed, power, weight, price, and functionality. Below…

Powermatic 3520c

Overview The Powermatic 3520C wood turning lathe is the industry standard. It is the fourth evolution of the time-honored lathe with numerous new and improved features. Wood turners appreciate the 3520C’s sliding headstock, the electronically adjustable speed with low and high-speed ranges, spindle lock, digital RPM readout, and self-ejecting laser etched quill. A portable magnetic…

Lathe Safety Guidelines

If you are working or using a lathe, whether in a workshop or on a job site, you need to be fully aware of any safety concerns. Here are some important safety guidelines to ensure your safety on a lathe. Lathe safety guidelines before using  Before each job, inspect and adjust all safety devices. Before…

Powermatic 4224b Review | Read Before You Buy

Last updated on May 16th, 2022 at 01:11 pmOverview of the Powermatic 4224b If you consider buying the Powermatic 4224B lathe, you will want to read this post. This lathe retains the features of the 3520 while introducing some interesting new features. One of the most notable changes is the introduction of a moveable headstock….

Wen 3421 Lathe Review

Product Overview The Wen 3421 Lathe is one of the top products for consumers who need a benchtop lathe. The primary and most obvious advantage offered by this lathe is its usability. There is minimal difficulty involved in learning with this lathe. The straightforward approach to operation makes it easy to build up wood-turning knowledge…

Wen 3424 Lathe Review

Product Description The Wen 3424 wood lathe is a relatively small lathe useful for beginner woodworkers. It was initially designed as one of the WEN 342 series’ first lathes. This lathe is 30.5 x 8.75 x 16.25 inches in dimension, which means it is petite enough to fit safely in most workshops. The minor measurements…

Nova Galaxi DVR Lathe Review

Overview The Nova Galaxi DVR Lathe is one of a few cutting-edge innovative lathes, with a silky-smooth direct-drive motor controlled by a powerful microcomputer with a touchpad and digital display. DVR (Digital Variable Reluctance) technology is present in the computer, which calibrates and maintains the lathe’s speed and power based on resistance. It also has…