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JetĀ® JWL-1015 10'' x 15'' Wood Lathe

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47681
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Jet® JWL-1015 10'' x 15'' Wood Lathe
Jet® JWL-1015 10'' x 15'' Wood Lathe

Whether for the novice woodturner searching for an affordable, user-friendly starter lathe, or the advanced turner adding a mini-lathe to their lineup, the new JET 1015 makes an ideal choice. With 15-1/2"" between centers, and a 10"" swing over the bed, this sturdy, smooth-running 15"" mini-lathe has the power, precision and versatility to turn both small bowls and spindles with ease. The lathe is available in either the standard version, with six fixed spindle speeds, or in the variable speed version, with three adjustable speed ranges. When you're ready to turn your ideas into reality, the Jet 1015 mini lathe is a great place to start.


Features:
  • Integrated 24 position indexing
  • Improved tensioning system with easier access to belts
  • Wider bed ways provide increased rigidity
  • Live center in the tailstock
  • Cast iron bed construction
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  • This item ships directly from the manufacturer.
  • Must be shipped within 48 Contiguous United States.
  • Estimated Delivery time: 15 business days.
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  • (1) Jet® JWL-1015 10" x 15" Wood Lathe (719100)
    More Information
    Brand N/A
    Manufacturer Part Number 719100
    Weight 80.0000
    Tech Spec
    • Motor type: Single phase
    • Voltage: 115v
    • Recommended circuit size: 10 amps
    • Prewired voltage: 115v
    • Motor current: 5 amps
    • Number of spindle speeds: 6
    • Number of indexing positions: 24
    • Distance between centers: 15-1/2"
    • Swing over tool rest base: 7-5/16"
    • Swing over bed: 10"
    • Spindle thread: 1"-8TPI
    • Spindle bore: 3/8"
    • Taper in tailstock spindle: MT2
    • Tailstock spindle travel: 2"
    • Quill travel: 2"
    • Quill taper: MT2
    • Length: 26"
    • Width: 7"
    • Height: 14"
    Technical Documents
    HP 1/2 HP
    Speed Range 500, 840, 1240, 1800, 2630 and 3975 RPM
    4.9 / 5.0
    8 Reviews
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    Love my Jet!!
    I currently own this Jet Lathe and its been great. Changing speeds is very easy and reliable. I use my Lathe for turning cork and acrylic handles for Fly rod builds and special spindle application projects.

    I originally bought my lathe on Ebay, what a pain, took 4 returns to get a good lathe . If I ever have to buy another lathe I would buy another Jet from Rockler this time. I have purchased other products from Rockler and Trust them to make it right!
    May 2, 2018
    Woodworking Experience:
    Intermediate
    Love it. Caught it on sale. Does exactly what I need
    March 11, 2018
    Purchased
    over 2 years ago
    Woodworking Experience:
    Intermediate
    Wood turning lathe
    I am an experienced wood worker. I purchased this machine to turn smaller wooden bowls ( 7" die and smaller).

    This lathe is well suited to this task and of a convenient size and weight to place on my work cart.
    December 17, 2017
    Purchased
    10 months ago
    Woodworking Experience:
    Advanced
    Great
    Now my wife uses it more than I do. I've been trying to get her interested in woodworking,
    August 14, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Woodworking Experience:
    Intermediate
    One of the best small wood lathe machine and great design for make hobbies or professional woodturning and best price rockler woodworking shop ever
    My wood lathe 's room
    My wood lathe 's room
    April 25, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Woodworking Experience:
    Advanced
    Gift From Girlfriend
    I love this lathe. I have made many pens on it and it works great.

    Someday I will buy the extension as well.
    Homemade tool holder and dust collection
    User submitted image
    February 13, 2017
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Woodworking Experience:
    Intermediate
    Just what I needed
    As a beginner to pen turning, I needed a lathe if good quality that was easy to use. This lathe was reasonably priced and very intuitive to operate. I am having a lot of fun with it.
    December 5, 2016
    Woodworking Experience:
    Intermediate
    Warning - habit forming.
    Don't buy this! You'll be doomed. I bought mine several years ago and I've been a turner ever since. I've now got a larger (also Jet) lathe, but I keep this smaller one for demos and for smaller things like pens.

    Seriously, it's a great little lathe. Lots of mass to control out-of-balance bowl blanks until you've got them rounded. The half horsepower seems like plenty considering that you can only turn up to 10" bowls. I'd appreciate a bit lower low speed.

    I bolted my lathe to a 3/4" plywood base and put a couple of wheels at one end and handles at the other. I can wheel the 70+ lbs of lathe around like a wheelbarrow easily that way, then leverage it onto a work stand or my work bench pretty easily. If you don't plan on keeping it in one place permanently, it's a good way to make your lathe mobile.

    One issue - I repeatedly stripped the racheting motor lock lever on the bottom, and finally inserted some 1/4" threaded rod into the hole and installed a cam lever - a much better way to lock the motor, in my opinion.

    One piece of advice. Realize that you will probably spend far more on tools, chucks, sharpening jigs, grinders, etc., than the cost of this lathe, so don't worry about getting a cheaper lathe. This is a very good lathe; well worth the cost.
    November 28, 2016
    Woodworking Experience:
    Intermediate
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    Why did you choose this?
    Rockler Store
    My husband asked for it as a birthday present!
    Cyndie L on Oct 16, 2018
    gift
    Mike A on Feb 9, 2017
    My husband asked for it as a birthday present!
    Cyndie L on Oct 16, 2018
    Small quality tool .
    Stephen H on Jul 17, 2017
    gift
    Mike A on Feb 9, 2017
    Because my husband really wants a lathe and I want want cool custom made pens that I can say my husband made.
    Genevieve H on Dec 3, 2016
    Small quality tool .
    Stephen H on Jul 17, 2017
    Because my husband really wants a lathe and I want want cool custom made pens that I can say my husband made.
    Genevieve H on Dec 3, 2016
    Does this unit have an extension rail?
    Jesse on Oct 9, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: Does not come with it but it is optional. Not sure how big of a piece of wood would do with the small motor
    Describe the belt drive system,is it multi pulley,or a variable pulley system ?
    Dave H on Jan 6, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: It is (2) five step pulleys, very easy to change speeds.
    Does Jet make an extension for this model lathe JWL 1015 ??? I'm looking for around 42".
    James R on Aug 24, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: Rockler sells one for the Jet JWL 1015, #46484 will extend the bed to about 36"
    I don't know if they have one that can get you to 42"
    can a duplicator be used with this lathe?
    susan s on Oct 5, 2017