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Jet JWL-1220VS Variable Speed Wood Lathe

The newest addition to our JET® line of Woodturning Lathes is the model JWL-1220VS. This new variable speed, 3/4HP lathe supports stock up to 12" in diameter and 20" in length. This little powerhouse features variable 270-4200RPM continuous speed operation, a self-ejecting tailstock for added safety, spindle lock and indexing capability for fluting and veining applications, built-in work light to illuminate your work piece, and much more. If you are looking for a big lathe for your shop, but are short on space, give the Jet JWL-1220VS a try, you'll be glad you did


  • Continuously variable speed operation from 270-4200 RPM
  • Heavy-duty cast iron lathe bed adds stability while limiting vibration during operation
  • Indexing mechanism allows for fluting and veining operations
  • Self-ejecting tailstock for safe and easy removal of tooling
  • Hollow tailstock and removable tip on live center allows for hole boring through stock
  • Convenient worklight allows better lighting right on the workpiece
  • Includes: 6" and 10" tool rests, storage tray, integrated cord wrap and 3" face plate
Part Number 708376VS  
Model Number JWL-1220VS
Swing Over Bed 12 "
Swing Over Tool Rest Base 9½ "
Distance Between Centers 20 "
Speeds 270 - 4200 RPM
Headstock Taper MT-2
Spindle Nose 1 " x 8 TPI
Hole Through Spindle 3/8 "
Tailstock Taper MT-2
Hole Through Tailstock 3/8 "
Ram Travel 2 "
Spindle Taper MT-2
Motor Power ¾ HP
Prewired Voltage 115 V
Motor Current 4.5 A
Motor Phase 1 Ph
Height 15.5 inch
Width 11 inch
Length 39 inch
Net Weight 125 pound
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