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JET Lathe Stand Review

Disclaimer: As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a small percentage from qualifying purchases. This means no extra cost to you. About JET Tools JET Tools has been in business for over 60 years. Metalworking products became their core business line in the 1980s. By the 1990s, they had launched their woodworking product sector. Shortly …

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What is a Lathe Stand?

Disclaimer: As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a small percentage from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to you. A lathe stand is a dedicated support structure for your lathe machine. Lathe stands are commonly used with midi-sized and larger lathes. Where, by comparison, a mini lathe typically sits on an existing workbench or …

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What is a Mini Lathe?

A lathe is a machine that rotates a workpiece and a mini lathe indicates the size of the machine and subsequent workpiece size compared to a full-sized, industrial floor standing lathe. As the smallest lathe size a mini lathe is sometimes also called a micro lathe or pen lathe. The latter name comes from the …

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