Wood lathes are used for shaping wood by rotating it around a fixed axis. The opportunities of what you can make with a wood lathe are endless. Some of the most common items to make on a lathe include bowls and writing pens. Lathes come in two varieties: portable mini lathes and stationary professional lathes.
Shop Lathes by Type
Woodworkers have a wide range of options from Jet, Powermatic, Nova, and Laguna in the professional wood lathe selection at Rockler. To increase the efficiency of your woodworking operation, equip your workshop with a professional lathe.
Larger stationary lathes are ideal for turning:
- Baseball Bats
- Beefy Table Legs
- Hollow Vases
Mini wood lathes are perfect for those getting started in lathe turning and perfect for smaller woodworking projects.
Mini wood lathes are ideal for turning:
- Pizza Cutters
- Ice Cream Scoops
- Small Bowls
Rockler’s Best Wood Lathe for Sale
Ready to get started in woodturning? Rockler has a wide selection of wood lathes for sale, find one that fits your space and budget. If you need assistance determining which lathe is best for your needs, live customer support is just a click or phone call away. Shop online or in-store.