Powermatic 24" Wood Lathe

Average reader rating
5.0
out of 5
Brand:
Powermatic
Model:
4224
Price:
$5,200

Description

• The inverter works with the 3-step Poly-V belt drive to provide electronic variable speed for wide range of turning operations
• Built-in spindle indexing for cutting evenly spaced features in a workpiece
• Digital spindle readout shows exact RPM upon which to base further fine tuning and adjustments
• Precision ground bedways for smooth sliding of tailstock and tool rest
• Supported by heavy-duty cast iron legs, featuring 2" diameter feet for adjusting spindle height
• Cast iron headstock is stationary, tailstock features positive cam-action locking device so it won't slip
• Forward/reverse rotation for varied turning methods

Reader Reviews

Powermatic 4224B is tops

Review Summary

Have been turning for over 20 years, this is my 5th lathe (and last); is in a class by itself considering all its features, design, capabilities, heft, quality and price. Looked at all the others in this limited high end class but the 4224B was a winner by far and after owning it for over 2 years I couldn't be more pleased. Got mine at the AWA national turning symposium in Tampa in 2013 for a great price, those types of shows are always the best place to buy a lathe or any turning tools.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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