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Jet® 1440VS 1HP Bench Lathe (719400)

Offers a generous 40'' between centers, and variable speed from 400-3000 RPM for a variety of turning tasks.
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Do you want a lathe that’s as versatile as your turning? The 1440 lathe from JET can be tailored to accomplish a wide range of projects. With a sliding and pivoting headstock, variable speed, and many other great features, this lathe meets the needs of the most demanding woodturners. Experience the 1440 lathe and see how Versatility Takes Shape.

  • Positive locking tool rest with redesigned clamping
  • Improved tailstock quill locking with anti-rotation key
  • Easy-to-read RPM display
  • Bench mount design
  • CSA Certified
(1) Jet® 1440VS Bench Lathe (719400)
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Brand Jet
Manufacturer Part Number 719400
Weight 450.0000
Tech Spec
  • Distance Between Centers: 40''
  • Swing Over Bed: 14''
  • Sliding headstock pivots 360° (7 positive locking positions at 0°, 30°, 60°, 90°, 120°, 180°, and 270°).
Discountable No
Speed Range 400-3000 RPM
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Steve B on Aug 7, 2019
Steve B on Aug 7, 2019
What is the total length of this lathe?
Sidearm on Aug 17, 2017
Is the speed controlled mechanically or electronically?
John H on Jul 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It is a mechanical Reeves drive system, which has two adjustable pulleys. Lathe must be turning to adjust speed by turning a knob. Search for info on what a Reeves drive and inherent issues with them.
If I want to turn a 12” bowl, do I need to have a floor mounted tool rest?
Lee on Dec 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No. I've done 13" bowls using standard tool rest on banjo without extension. I think extension is only needed for outrigger mounting of pieces larger than 14".
How much does it weigh?
MWDIlday on Apr 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The net weight of this unit is 450 lbs.
Does this lathe have reverse.?
Edward N on Nov 23, 2018
Is the motor on the Jet 1440VS single phase or 3 phase and what voltage?
Frank O on Jul 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Single phase, 120v