Charnwood W815P Mini Lathe with W810 Collet Chuck
Charnwood Charnwood W815P Mini Lathe with W810 Collet Chuck. This is therefore a complete package deal of lathe and chuck hence making it perfect for a new wood turner or experienced turners whos larger chucks will not fit. The W815 is therefore ideal for the production of smaller pieces. It is also ideal where the workshop size does not allow for a longer lathe bed. Consequently because of its small size it is recommended for Pen Turning.
The Charnwood W815 Mini Lathe bed, headstock and tailstock are all constructed from cast iron. This significantly reduces vibration allowing free running. Also the compact size of the Charnwood W815 Mini Lathe is a great benefit. It allows easy movement as the weight is manageable.Therefore the lathe can be removed from the bench when not in use.
The lathe is controlled using an Electronic variable speed controller. Hence it allows the ideal speed to be quickly selected for jobs of any size and diameter. The new cam lock banjo design is even easier to use. Also when coupled with the new round bar tool rest it creates and easy to use combination. The tool rest crossbar can also be removed from the stem. Therefore allowing crossbars of different length to be used. In addition the cross bars are also compatible with the Robert Sorby range of cross bars. Hence providing the user with a great choice of British made accessories.
A handy storage rack is also included to keep centres, faceplates and service tools in one place and ready to go.
Supplied with four prong drive centre, revolving tail centre, 150mm (6″) tool rest cross bar with 12mm diameter stem, 75mm (3″) diameter faceplate, cable and plug.
The W810 collet chuck is a light weight, low cost, mini lathe chuck ideal for lathes with smaller motors.
Its is fitted with 3 stepped jaws to give a powerful grip on smaller work pieces. The jaws are adjusted using two levers, which are supplied as standard.
The chuck fits directly onto 1″ x 8tpi threads.