Shop Fox W1704 8-by-13-inch Benchtop Wood Lathe
Tackle pen turning or other small cutting or shaping projects using the Shop Fox W1704 bench-top lathe from Woodstock International. Made of cast iron, and designed to fit neatly on a workbench, this lathe contains a 1/3-horsepower, variable-speed motor and delivers spindle speeds between 700 and 3,200 revolutions per minute (RPM). It also features a safety paddle switch, an MT No. 1 spur center, an MT No. 1 live center, 4-1/4-inch and 7-inch tool rests, a 5-3/4-inch faceplate, and a 3/4-by-16-inch TPI RH spindle.
Includes Two Tool Rests
The W1704 includes both a 4-1/2 and 7-inch tool rest for various turning applications and with a 13-inch distance between centers and an 8-inch swing over the bed this lathe is ideal for a variety of turning projects. The infinitely variable speed from 700-3200 RPM comes in handy when turning hard or soft species of wood.
5-3/4-inch Faceplate Included
This benchtop lathe includes a 5-3/4-inch faceplate which threads onto the headstock spindle for non-spindle turning (usually used for making bowls or other items that cannot be supported from the tailstock).
Built to Last
The W1704 has been specially designed to provide many years of trouble free service. Close attention to detail, ruggedly built parts and a rigid quality control program assure safe and reliable operation.
Features and Specifications
- Variable speed motor
- 1/3 HP, 2 Amp, 110V, Single-phase, 60 Hz
- 700 – 3,200 RPM spindle speed
- 12-inch distance between centers
- 8-inch swing over bed
- Footprint: 23-3/8-by-5-1/2-inches
- Approximate shipping weight: 52 lbs.
Variable speed motor
8-Inch swing over bed
Cast iron construction and infinitely variable speed control
Safety paddle switch