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Trying to decide on a new lathe? Axminster Hobby Series and Trade Series have an excellent selection of lathes for the beginner and the professional; made to the highest specification with unique designs and innovative features.
All our lathes have a comprehensive range of accessories and add ons to complement your specific turning needs.
Let's start by taking a look at Axminster Hobby Series lathes...
|Speed||(5) 760-3,200rpm||(5) 500-3,150rpm||(2) 500-4,080rpm||500-2,000rpm|
|Overall L x W x H||865 x 205 x 365mm||820 x 280 x 440mm||820 x 280 x 440mm||1,680 x 470 x 1,155mm|
|Distance between centres||440mm||457mm||457mm||1,100mm|
|Max diameter over bed||240mm||305mm||305mm||370mm|
|Spindle Thread||1” x 8tpi (Ref T04M)||1” x 8tpi (Ref T04M)||1” x 8tpi (Ref T04M)||1” x 8tpi (ref T04M)|
|Tool Rest Stem Diameter||16mm||16mm||16mm||25mm|
It's probably the most comprehensive free guarantee ever - available on Hobby, Trade, Industrial, Model Engineer and Engineer Series machinery plus Axminster Air tools and CNC Technology mills and drills.
The quality and performance of this lathe is outstanding, so much so it is our lathe of choice for our woodturning courses in the Axminster Skill Centre. Ergonomic design of the sweepback and concave (optional) leg stand gives you more room to move. Complete with swivelling headstock, free to slide along the length of the bed and supporting left handed turning. Read more...
The biggest in the Axminster Trade Series range and has all the features a serious woodturner would need for almost any woodturning project, large or small. It comes with a bed extension that can be used in three positions and either side of the main bed, for turning bowls or long spindles, as well as a digital position readout for engineer like precision working. Read more...
|Power||Input 560W||Input 560W, max output 750W||1.5KW||2.2kW||375W|
|Speed||(3) 170-3,600rpm||(3) 0-3,600rpm||(2) 50-3,750rpm||(3) 60-3,700rpm||400-3,600rpm|
|Overall L x W x H||900 x 390 x 365mm||865 x 330 x 415mm||1150 x 560 x 550mm||1,800(2,300) x 600(930) x 1,230mm (including extensions)||699 x 315 x 270mm|
|Distance between centres||400mm||400mm||710mm||762mm + 500mm with extension bed||250mm|
|Max diameter over bed||250mm||350mm||406mm||508mm||150mm|
|Spindle Taper||2MT||2MT||2MT||2MT||N/A - ER20 Collet|
|Spindle Thread||M33 x 3.5mm (Ref T38)||M33 x 3.5mm (Ref T38)||M33 x 3.5mm (Ref T38)||M33 x 3.5mm (Ref T38)||24mm x 1.0mm|
|Tool Rest Stem Diameter||16mm||25.4mm||25.4mm||30mm||12.5mm|