Machinery Blog: JET 1840 Woodworking Lathe

With a proud history of fine machinery, JET has set itself apart from the competition with quality, affordability, and performance. With a wide range of machines, they have become a household name among large factory machines, as well as small workshop tools. With a large amount of different machines under the JET name it is always easy to find the machinery you need and at the price you want. One of their best selling machines is the 1840 Woodworking Lathe. This machine has the quality, reliability, and versatility.

-Sliding headstock pivots 360 degrees with seven positive locking positions
-Extended spindle nose houses dual headstock spindle bearings
-Four inch cast iron risers allow user to adjust height of lathe for maximum comfort
-Improved tailstock quill locking mechanism incorporates an anti-rotation key
-Tailstock features Acme threads for smooth and durable movement
-Banjo uses non-marring, positive locking wedge system to securely hold tool post
-Tool post locking mechanism designed for year of consistent strength
-Newly designed headstock locking handle accessible from front of lathe
-Remote emergency stop button can be situated along the lathe bed
-Spindle lock latch frees up both hands
-Variable speed from 40 to 3200 RPM
-36 integrated indexing positions
-Convenient leg-mounted tool holder
-Conveniently located digital readout
-Rubber tool mat on top of headstock
– With optional Lathe guard, tailstock swing away, 20″ extension bed with post, and Comparator guard

With the many features and reliable quality, it is hard to not JET when considering buying new machinery. Call us today to learn more about this wonderful machine!