Lathe

Myford ML7 vs Super 7 | Good Old British Engineering Put To The Test

I started with the ML7 when looking for the best Myford lathe machine. I ended up on the Myford ML7 vs Super 7 comparison. Having used both versions for a while, and done some research makes a difference in the debate. Key elements to consider on lathe machines include speed, motors, headstock bearings, tailstocks, saddles,…

Jet 1221 vs Laguna 1216 Detailed Comparison | Which Lathe is Better?

I have a few years of experience using both the Laguna and the Jet lathes. That is why I am often asked about the Jet 1221 vs Laguna 1216 comparison. These models share a lot of similarities. I have gathered information that adds value to the discussion. Some of the features I will be looking…

What are typical spindle speeds on wood lathes?

Are you wondering what typical spindle speeds on wood lathes are? What does your digital readout say? These may depend on the size of the bowl. 6-inch bowls typically need speeds of between 1000 and 1 500 Revolutions per minute (RPM). 5-inch bowls require speed ranges of between 1 200rpm and 1 800 rpm. 3-inch…

Guide to Buying a Lathe

Looking to buy a new lathe? We have found this amazing resource on how to choose the right one. There is text included so you can follow along. If you’re in the market for a one way I am here to help you today I’m gonna give you information about lays in different price points…

How To Turn A Pen with A Mini Lathe

In our attempt to provide you with incredible information we found How To Turn A Pen with A Mini Lathe particularly useful. As a result, we have text to accompany it. Of cutting of the wood here so now we’re ready to go and take a look at our cutting tools. There are various cutting tools…

How to Pick the Right Size Lathe

We have all wondered what size of lathe we should be using. In an attempt to answer this question we found an incredible video. We have created text to accompany it. Lathes come in 3 sizes. There are many lathes like this one sitting on the bed of this big one way, in fact, we…